PMG – Poetae Melici Graeci

PMGPoetae Melici Graeci, ed. D. L. Page. Oxford 1962.

New Translations

Alkman 63 – p. 53

whom once a nymph:… the many races of nymphs, as Alkman says:

       Naiades, Lampades, and Thuiades,

Thuiades are the ones that join in the Bacchic feast and offer sacrifice along with Dionysos, that is to say those who sally forth; Lampades are those who bear torches and make light for Hekate. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 141

Stesichoros 186 – p. 101

Geryoneus is the son of Okeanos’ daughter, Kalliroe, and of Chrysaor. Stesichoros says that he has six hands and six feet and that he is winged. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)   EGM pp. 22, 403

Stesichoros 227 –  p. 121

Perieres was son of Kynortes who married Gorgophone daughter of Perseus, as Stesichoros says, and he begat Tyndareos, Ikarios, Aphareus, and Leukippos.  (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 181

Stesichoros 239 – p. 125

Typhoeus: Hesiod traces his origins back to Gaia, but Stesichors says that he is the son of Hera alone who bore him because of her resentment against Zeus. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)   EGM p. 49, 74

Stesichoros 254 – p. 129

Stesichoros says that steep Tartarus is deep (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EMG p. 130

Ibykos 285 – p. 148

Athen. 2 57 F-58 A

Ibykos in the fith book of poems says about the children of Molione:

I slew the youths of the white horses, the children of Molione, of the same age, an equal number of heads, one in limbs, both born from a silver egg.  (Transl. T. Gantz)  EGM p. 245

Ibykos 291  p. 151 

Ibykos was the first to say that Achilleus, after arriving in the Elysian plain, married Medeia.; after him, Simonides said the same. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 133

Ibykos 292 – p. 152

Philodem. de piet. p. 18 Gomberz

Aischylos .[…….] and Eibykos and Telestes (fr 8) [….

……] the Arpuiai (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 353

Simonides 534 – p. 277

Simonides [says] that Oreithuia was from Brilessos and that she was snatched and carried away from Thrace to the Sarpedonian Rock (Transl. Aaron J. Ivey).  EGM p. 234

Simonides 546 – p. 286

Simonides calls the Clashing Rocks Synormades. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 356 lower

Simonides 548 p. 286

Argum. Eur. Med ii 137 SCHW.

Pherekydes [3F113] and Simonides say that Medea, having boiled Jason, rejuvenated him. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 367

Simonides 569 p. 294

Alkaios says that the Hydra had nine heads, but Simonides says that it had fifty. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)   EGM p. 23, 385

Ion of Chios 741 – p. 383

and Ion says in a dithyramb that he (i.e. Aigaion) having been summoned from the sea by Thetis had been led to protect Zeus: a child of the Sea. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)   EGM p. 59

Melanippides 764 – p. 395

Melanippides says that Demeter and the Mother of the gods are one, and Telestes says the same among the children of Zeus and that Rhea… (Transl. E. Bianchelli)   EGM pp. 43, 69

Telestes 812 p. 422

Philodem. de piet. p. 18 Gomberz

Aischylos .[…….] and Eibykos and Telestes (fr 8) [….

……] the Arpuiai (Transl. E. Bianchelli)  EGM p. 353

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