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Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
ss and pursued by the Furies, he repaired to Athens and was tried in the Areopagus. He is variously saiof Orestes in the court of the Areopagus at Athens is the subject of Aeschylus's tragedy, the und, and dates it in the reign of Demophon, king of Athens. See Marmor Parium 40ff. (Fragmenta Histor. *ai)w/ra, p. 42, the prosecution was conducted at Athens jointly by Erigone and her grandfather Tyndatican Mythographer 202). It was conveyed to Athens and is now called the image of Tauropolus.Inhe image of the Tauric Artemis was taken to Athens our author follows Euripides. See Eur. IT 8to Euripides the image was not to remain in Athens but to be carried to a sacred place in Attileft it there, while she herself went on by land to Athens and afterwards to Argos. See Paus. 1.23.7, Paus. 1.and stand his trial for the murder of his mother at Athens. This year to be spent in Arcadia is no doubt the y
Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
Jebb's Introduction to his edition of the Ajax(Cambridge, 1896), pp. xxix.ff. As to the worship of Ajax at Athens, see Paus. 1.35.3; Corpus Inscriptionum Atticarum ii. 467-471; Dittenberger, Sylloge Inscriptionum Graeing it in the mouth of the merchant (Soph. Phil. 570-597). A painting at the entrance to the acropolis of Athens represented Ulysses or Diomedes (it is uncertain which) in the act of carrying off the bow of Philoctetes). The recognition was related also by Lesches (Paus. 10.25.8). Aethra had been taken prisoner at Athens by Castor and Pollux when they rescued their sister Helen. See above, Apollod. 3.7.4, Apollod. E.1.23. On the chedition, it was Neoptolemus who slew the maiden on his father's tomb. Pictures of the sacrifice were to be seen at Athens and Pergamus (Paus. 1.22.6; Paus. 10.25.10). Sophocles wrote a tragedy on the theme. See T
Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
e not chosen by lot, but Minos came to Athens and picked them for himself, and on thelp him if he would agree to carry her away to Athens and have her to wife. Theseus having agreed onnds a wonderful view over the ports of Athens and away across the sea to Aegina and Theseus succeeded to the sovereignty of Athens, and killed the sons of Pallas, fifty ir murder before the court of the Delphinium at Athens, and was acquitted on the plea of justifiable . Wherefore the Amazons marched against Athens, and having taken up a position about trding to him, the events took place at Athens, and Phaedra conceived her passion for Lacedaemonians and Arcadians, captured Athens and carried away Helen, and with her Aeus from exile, and gave him the sovereignty of Athens.Menestheus was one of the royal familyules brought Theseus up and sent him to Athens.As to Theseus and Pirithous in hell, and the r[8 more...]
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
nd took up the sandals and the sword,The tokens of paternity left by his human father Aegeus. See above, Apollod. 3.15.7. and hastened on foot to Athens. And he clearedLiterally, “tamed.” As to the adventures of Theseus on his road to Athens, see Bacch. 17(18).16ff., ed. Jebb; Diod. 4.59; PlutAthens, see Bacch. 17(18).16ff., ed. Jebb; Diod. 4.59; Plut. Thes. 8ff.; Paus. 1.44.8; Paus. 2.1.3ff.; Scholiast on Lucian, Jupiter Tragoedus 21, pp. 64ff., ed. H. Rabe; Ov. Met. 7.433ff.; Ovid, Ibis 407ff.; Hyginus, Fab. 38. the road, which had been beset by evildoers. For first in Epidaurus he slew Periphetes, son of Hephaestus and An Sinis in bending the tree to the earth. According to the Parian Chronicle (Marmor Parium 35ff.) it was not on his journey from Troezen to Athens that Theseus killed Sinis, but at a later time, after he had come to the throne and united the whole of Attica under a single government; he then
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
o a hero in the Erechtheum on the acropolis of Athens (Paus. 1.26.5). Compare J. Toepffer, htheus was identified with Poseidon at Athens (Hesychius, s.v. *)erexqeu/s). The Ath fearing the wife of Minos, she came to Athens and being reconciled to Cephalus she wey agrees. The war waged by Eumolpus on Athens is mentioned by Plat. Menex. 239b; Isoc. ath of Pandion his sons marched against Athens, expelled the Metionids, and divided thoose not until thou hast reached the height of Athens.As to the oracle, the begetting of Thainted by Micon in the sanctuary of Theseus at Athens Paus. 1.17.3, and is illustrated by stitors in the games, Androgeus was murdered at Athens by Athenian and Megarian conspirators. Paus. 1ced by their father, for the safety of Athens in obedience to an oracle. A precinct he Leocorium was dedicated to their worship at Athens. See Ael., Var. Hist. xii.28; Dem. 40.[8 more.
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
rident on the rock of the acropolis at Athens was shown down to late times. See Straive. Athena, therefore, called the city Athens after herself, and Poseidon in hot angeistrict, he fled for safety to king Cranaus at Athens, where he founded a sanctuary of Rainy Zeus anas reigning, first at Thermopylae, and then at Athens; but it records nothing as to his revolt again the Virgin Athena on the acropolis of Athens, he notices the serpent coiled at her ch lived in the Erechtheum on the acropolis of Athens and was fed with honey-cakes once a month, maye may conjecture that the old kings of Athens claimed kinship with the sacred serpen is the Erechtheum on the acropolis of Athens. It was in the Erechtheum that the sac expelled Amphictyon and became king of Athens; and he set up the wooden image of Athe daughter of Aegisthus, who accused Orestes at Athens of the murder of her father and hanged herself
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
ken without him; so Thetis, foreseeing that it was fated he should perish if he went to the war, disguised him in female garb and entrusted him as a maiden to Lycomedes.As to Achilles disguised as a girl at the court of Lycomedes in Scyros, see Bion ii.5ff.; Philostratus Junior, Im. 1; Scholiast on Hom. Il. ix.668; Hyginus, Fab. 96; Statius, Achill. i.207ff. The subject was painted by Polygnotus in a chamber at the entrance to the acropolis of Athens (Paus. 1.22.6). Euripides wrote a play called The Scyrians on the same theme. See TGF (Nauck 2nd ed.), pp. 574ff. Sophocles composed a tragedy under the same title, which has sometimes been thought to have dealt with the same subject, but more probably it was concerned with Neoptolemus in Scyros and the mission of Ulysses and Phoenix to carry him off to Troy. See The Fragments of Sophocles, ed. A. C. Pearson, vol. ii. pp. 191ff. The yo
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
hat to punish the Athenians for the assassination of his son Androgeus, the Cretan king Minos prayed to Zeus that Athens might be afflicted with drought and famine, and that these evils soon spread over Attica and Greece. Similarly Alhe west. Sacrifices were regularly offered at his grave, and when Solon desired to establish the claim of Athens to the possession of the island, he sailed across by night and sacrificed to the dead man at his grave. See Plut. Sol. 9. Cychreus was worshipped also at Athens (Plut. Thes. 10). It is said that at the battle of Salamis a serpent appeared among the Greek ships, and God announced to the Athenians that this serpent was the hero Cychreus (Paus. 1. same belief possibly explains the association of Erichthonius or Erechtheus and Cecrops with serpents at Athens. See The Dying God, pp. 86ff. On account of this legendary serpent Lycophron called Salamis the Dragon I<
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
vive. See TGF (Nauck 2nd ed.), pp. 404ff. Adrastus fled to AthensAs to the flight of Adrastus to Athens, and the interventiAthens, and the intervention of the Athenians on his behalf see Isoc. 4.54-58; Isoc. 12.168-174; Paus. 1.39.2; Plut. Thes. 29; Statius, Theb. ys the scene of the supplication at the altar of Mercy in Athens, Euripides lays it at the altar of Demeter in Eleusis (Eur. Supp. s, without expressly mentioning the flight of Adrastus to Athens, says that the Athenians first sent heralds to the Theban and took refuge at the altar of Mercy,As to the altar of Mercy at Athens see above Apollod. 2.8.1; Paus. 1.17.1, with my note (vol. ii. pp. xii.481-505. It is mentioned in a late Greek inscription found at Athens (Corpus Inscriptionum Atticarum, iii.170; G. Kaibel, ers, was in later times one of the most famous spots in Athens. Philostratus says that the Athenians built an altar of Mercy as th<
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
a (Oxford, no date, no pagination). In one of these fragments (col. iv.27ff.) it is said that Lycurgus was chosen from all Asopia to be the warder (*klhdou=xos) of the local Zeus. There were officials bearing the same title (kleidou=xoi) at Olympia (Dittenberger, Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum 1021, vol. ii. p. 168) in Delos (Dittenberger, Orientis Graeci Inscriptiones Selectae, vol. i. p. 252, No. 170), and in the worship of Aesculapius at Athens (E. S. Roberts and E. A. Gardner, Introduction to Greek Epigraphy, Part ii. p. 410, No. 157). The duty from which they took their title was to keep the keys of the temple. A fine relief in the Palazzo Spada at Rome represents the serpent coiled round the dead body of the child Opheltes and attacked by two of the heroes, while in the background Hypsipyle is seen retreating, with her hands held up in horror and her pitch
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