PEG – Poetae Epici Graeci 1

PEGPoetae Epici Graeci 1, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.

New Translations

Titanomachia Fr 1  p. 11

In some authors, all things are said to be from Night and Tartaros, but in others from Hades and Aither (Air). The one that wrote the Titanomachia says that they are all from Aither (Air). (trans. William Evans)  EGM, p. 2

Titanomachia Fr 2 – p. 12

Aither (Air) is the son of Ouranos as the one who wrote the Titanomachia says. (trans. William Evans)  EGM, p. 2

Titanomachia fr 3 – p. 12

Hesiod says that Aigaion is the son of Ouranos and Gaia. He also says that Briareos, Aigaion, and Gyes are synonymous. Eumelos in the Titanomachy says that Aigaion is the son of Gaia and Pontos, and dwelling in the sea he fought with the Titans. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)   EGM, pp. 2, 45

Gigantomachia (probably Titanomachia) fr 10 – p. 15

The poet of the Titanomachia says that Kronos, after changing into a horse, mated with Phillyra, daughter of Okeanos, and therefore the centaur Cheiron was generated. His wife was Chariklo.  (Transl. E Bianchelli)  EGM, p. 145

Alkmaionis fr 3 p. 33

Revered Gaia, and Zagreus highest of all the gods  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 118

Kypria, Argumentum – p. 39 

And Kassandra prophesizes about the future. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 92

Kypria, Argumentum p. 43

Then there is the death of Palamedes and the plan of Zeus, so that he might lighten the burden of the Trojans by causing Achilleus to abandon the Greek alliance, and a catalogue of those helping the Trojans.  (Transl. T. Gantz)  EGM p. 610 lower

Kypria fr 31 p. 61

Paus. 10.26.1  But Lescheos (Il. parv. fr 22) and the epic poem Kypria say that Eurydike was the wife of Aineias.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 610 upper

Little Iliad fr 22 p. 81

Paus. 10.26.1  About Kreousa they say how the mother of the gods and Aphrodite rescued her from slavery away from the Greeks; she was in fact Kreousa, wife of Aineias. But Lescheos and the epic poem Kypria (fr 31) say that Eurydike was the wife of Aineias.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 610 upper

Kinaithon fr 2 p. 116

Paus. 2.3.9   Kinaithon of Lakedaimon – who also wrote pedigrees in verse –  said that Medeios and a daughter, Eriopis, were born to Jason by Medeia; beyond this, there is no further information about the children.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 372

Kinaithon fr 4 p. 116

Paus. 2.18.6  After the death of Orestes, Tisamenos, son of Menelaos’ daughter Hermione and Orestes, became king. Kinaithon in his epic poem said that Erigone, daughter of Aigysthos, bore Penthilos, a natural son of Orestes.  (Transl. E Bianchelli)  EGM pp. 676 Upper, 685

Phoronis fr 3 – p. 119

The author of the Phoronis calls the Kouretes flute players and Phrygians (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM, p. 147

 Danais fr. 2 p. 122

Harpokration LexiconPindar and the poet who composed the Danaid say that Erichthonios and Hephaistos appeared from the earth  (Transl. Aaron J. Ivey)  EGM p. 233

Naupaktia fr 9 p. 126

Paus. 2.3.9  There is a poem among the Greeks called Naupaktia. It says that, after the death of Pelias, Jason moved from Iolkos to Korkyra, and that Mermeros, the elder of his children, was killed by a lioness as he was hunting on the mainland on the other side. Reguarding Pheres, there is nothing recorded.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 368, 372

Asios fr 6 p. 128

Pausanias 13.13.8  The children of Tyndareos were discendents of Pleuron on their mother’s side; in fact Asios in his poem says that Leda’s father was the son of Agenor who was the son of Pleuron. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p.196 lower

Choirilos fr. 7 p. 194

Choirilos says that [Oreithuia] was snatched while plucking flowers on the banks of the Kephisos (transl. Aaron J. Ivey).  EGM p. 243

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