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

Oidipodeia fr 1 – p. 20

but still fairest and most desirable of all, the dear child of blameless Kreon, glorious Haemon. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 495

Thebais fr 1 PEGp. 22

Sing, Goddess, of thirsty Argos, whence the lords… (Transl. T. N. Gantz)  EGM p. 502 lower, 510 lower

Thebais fr 5 p. 26

APOLLODOR. Bibl. 1, 8, 4

After Althaia’s death, Oineus married  Periboia, daughter of Hipponoos. The author of the Thebais says that when Olenos was sacked, Oineus received her as a prize of honour. ( Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 334

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 8  p. 49

Kastor is mortal and for him the destiny of death has been fated, however Poludeukes, scion of Ares, is immortal.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 319, 323

Kypria fr 24  p. 58

SCHOL. Soph. El. 157 (110 Papageorgios)  He either agrees with Homer (Il 9.144) who said that Homer had three daughters or he says, as the Kypria, that he had four, including Iphigeneia and Iphianassa.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM pp. 322, 582 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

Lesches, Ilias Mikra (Little Iliad) fr 12 p. 79

PAUS. 10, 26, 7  Homer in the Iliad spoke of the hospitality given by Antenor to Menelaos and Odysseus (Γ 205-208), and of how Laodike was wife to Helikaon son of Antenor (Γ 123-124); Lesches says that Helikaon, having been wounded in the night battle, was recognized by Odysseus and was carried alive out of the battle.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM pp. 641, 650

Leskhes, Ilias Mikra (Little Iliad) fr 20 p. 80

Pausanias 10.25.8:  Lescheos says of Aethra that, when Troy was taken, she came stealthily to the Greek camp. She was recognized by the sons of Theseus, and Demophon asked for her from Agamemnon.  Greek Text  EGM pp. 283, 298, 657 lower

Ilias Mikra (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

Ilias Mikra (Little Iliad) fr 30 PEG – p. 85

PAUS. 3, 26, 9 The author of the epic The Little Iliad says that Machaon was killed by Eurypylus, son of Telephus.  EGM p. 640

Iliou Persis (Ilii Excidium), Argumentum  p. 89

Demophon and Akamas, having found Aithra, take her with them.  (Partial Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM pp. 283, 298, 652 upper, 658, 662

Kinaithon, fr 1 PEG – p. 116

Kinathon in his epic made Rhadamanthys the child of Hephaistos, Hephaistos the child of Talos, and Talos the child of Kres. (Transl. Nick Gardner).  EGM 259

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 1p. 118

Father of mortal men (Transl. T. Gantz)  EGM p. 198

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

Naupaktia fr. 10 p. 126

I found some who are said to have been raised by him (sc. Asklepios) …Hippolytos, as says the poet of the Naupaktia... (Transl. Aaron J. Ivey)  EGM p. 283

Asios fr 1 p. 127

Antiope, daughter of the deep-eddying river Asopos, bore Zethos and noble Amphion having conceived by Zeus and Epopeus, shepherd of people.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM pp. 216, 486

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

Kreophylos, Capture of Oichalia fr 1 p. 161

Oh lady, she sees these things in her eyes. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 434 lower, 457 lower

♠ Peisandros fr 11 p. 170

Peisandros says that Herakles gave Telamon a most beautiful cup for the expedition against Ilios. (Transl. E Bianchelli)  EGM pp. 224, 400 lower, 442 lower

Panyasis, Herakleia fr 24p. 184

at sandy Pylos  (Transl. T. Gantz)  EGM p. 454 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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