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Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
ius, and Polypoetes left their ships in Ilium and journeyed by land to Colophon, and had revealed to the Greeks the means by which Troy could be taken, and because in particular he hane, who had previously been betrothed to him in TroyIn this passage Apollodorus appears to fpromised her hand to Neoptolemus before Troy, and that on his return from the war Nelo, who had shot his father Achilles at Troy (see above, Apollod. E.5.3). On the sec After the sack of Ilium,This paragraph is quoted from Tzetzes, Scholiahe Sybarites; for on his return from Troy he settled in the territory of CrotoAcamas, the sons of Theseus, had gone to Troy to rescue their grandmother Aethra from maeon, who, according to some, arrived later at Troy, was driven in the storm to the home of Mopsus;of the custom of propitiating Athena at Troy by sending two Locrian virgins to her e[10 more...]<
Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
Achilles on condition that the siege of Troy was raised. In the negotiations which wpondent, Calchas prophesied to them that Troy could not be taken unless they had the b the wounded Philoctetes from Lemnos to Troy. According to Euripides, with whom Apollodorus,g disfigured himself, comes as a spy to Troy, and being recognized by Helen he makes Diomedes conveys the Palladium out of Ilium.” From this it appears that Ulysses mat expedition of Ulysses and Diomedes to Troy, and the stealing of the Palladium, seethe pedantic Tzetzes on the ground that Troy fell at midwinter; and he clinches the seus; for they say that they afterwards went to Troy.Compare Arctinus, Ilii Persis, summarizions Aethra as one of the handmaids of Helen at Troy (Hom. Il. 3.53). Quintus Smyrnaeus, , who, according to Hellanicus, went to Troy for the purpose of rescuing or ransomin[30 more...
Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
re he returned, with or without her, to Troy. This view the poet propounded by way o. 12.11-23. And they made ready to sail against Troy. So Agamemnon in person was in command o But not knowing the course to steer for Troy, they put in to Mysia and ravaged it, suears.Compare Hom. Il. 24.765ff., where Helen at Troy says that it was now the twentieth year since sount of how Telephus steered the Greek fleet to Troy after being healed of his grievous wound by Mount Pelion, and none of the Greeks at Troy, except Achilles, could wield it. See Hs encamped within sight of the walls of Troy. See Libanius, Declam. iii. and iv. (v the trees that looked across the narrow sea to Troy, where Protesilaus perished, burgeoned early bu, Laodamia thought it was himself returned from Troy, and she was glad; but when he was carried back Lemnos he was ransomed and returned to Troy, but meeting Achilles in battle a few d[21 more...]
Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
sons abroad to find and arrest Thyestes. the nurse took Agamemnon and Menelaus to Polyphides, lord of Sicyon,Polyphides is said to have been the twenty-fourth king of Sicyon and to have reigned at the time when Troy was taken. See Eusebius, Chronic. vol. i. coll. 175, 176, ed. A. Schoene. who again sent them to Oeneus, the Aetolian. Not long afterwards Tyndareus brought them back again, and they drove away Thyestes ts, Chrysothemis, Laodice, and Iphianassa (Iphigenia), and he offers to give any one of his daughters in marriage to Achilles without a dowry, if only that doughty hero will forgive him and fight again for the Greeks against Troy. Electra, the daughter of Agamemnon, who figures so prominently in Greek tragedy, is unknown to Homer, and so is the sacrifice of Agamemnon's third daughter, Iphigenia. And Menelaus married Helen and reigned over Sparta, Ty
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
Peleus on his return to Iolcus put to death Acastus himself as well as his wicked wife. When Achilles was nine years old, Calchas declared that Troy could not be taken 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 halt 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 youthful Dionysus, like the youthful Achilles, is said to have been ttire and seized spear and shield. Statius gives a similar account of the detection (Statius, Achill. ii.167ff.). And in that way Achilles went to Troy. He was accompanied by Phoenix, son of Amyntor. This Phoenix had been blinded by his father on the strength of a false accusation of seduction preferr
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
ceeding to the kingdom, Tros called the country Troy after himself, and marrying Callirrhoe, daughte; there Ilus built a city and called it Ilium.This legend of the foundation of Iliumn Mount Ida preceded the foundation of Ilium in the plain. As to the hill of Ate, cven, and that so long as it remained in Troy the city could not be taken. The Greek pture by the Greeks ensured the fall of Troy. The Roman tradition was that the imageast skins of serpents. But after that Ilium was captured by Hercules, as we have related a. When he had carried off Helen from Sparta and Troy was besieged, he was shot by Philoctetes with tto heal him. So Alexander was carried to Troy and died. But Oenone repented her, and b with Hercules on his expedition against Troy, he received as a prize Hesione, daughter Peleus who went with Herakles to the siege of Troy. The poets were not consistent on this point. [3 more...]
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
g to more recent writers Helen had a son Corythus or Helenus by Alexander (Paris). According to Dictys Cretensis v.5, Helen had three sons by Alexander, namely, Bunomus, Corythus, and Idaeus, who were accidentally killed at Troy through the collapse of a vaulted roof. The Scholiast on Hom. Il. iii.175, says that the Lacedaemonians worshipped two sons of Helen, to wit, Nicostratus and Aethiolas. He further mentions, on the authority of Ariaethus, that spring. This account of the parentage of Iphigenia was supported by the authority of Stesichorus and other poets. See Paus. 2.22.6ff.; Ant. Lib. 27. Sophocles represents Menelaus as having two children before he sailed for Troy (Soph. Elec. 539ff.). and by a female slave Pieris, an Aetolian, or, according to Acusilaus, by Tereis, he had a son Megapenthes;Compare Hom. Od. 4.10-12. and by a nymph Cnossia, according to Eumelus, he had a son
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
of November, which coincided with the sailing season in antiquity. This derivation of the name was recognized by some of the ancients (Serv. Verg. G. 1.138). With regard to the number of the Pleiades, it was generally agreed that there were seven of them, but that one was invisible, or nearly so, to the human eye. Of this invisibility two explanations were given. Some thought that Electra, as the mother of Dardanus, was so grieved at the fall of Troy that she hid her face in her hands; the other was that Merope, who had married a mere man, Sisyphus, was so ashamed of her humble, though honest, lot by comparison with the guilty splendour of her sisters, who were all of them paramours of gods, that she dared not show herself. These alternative and equally probable theories are stated, for example, by Ovid and Hyginus. The cause of the promotion of the maidens to the sky is said to have been that
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 2 (search)
When Hercules was sailing from Troy, Hera sent grievous storms,See Hom. Il. 14.249ff., Hom. Il. 15.24ff. which so vexed Zeus that he hung her from Olympus.See Apollod. 1.3.5. Hercules sailed to Cos,With the following account of Herakles's adventures in Cos, compare the Scholiasts on Hom. Il. i.590, xiv.255; Tzetzes, Chiliades ii.445; Ov. Met. 7.363ff. The Scholiast on Hom. Il. xiv.255 tells us that the story was found in Pherecydes, whom Apollodorus probably follows in the present passage. and the Coans, thinking he was leading a piratical squadron, endeavored to prevent his approach by a shower of stones. But he forced his way in and took the city by night, and slew the king, Eurypylus, son of Poseidon by Astypalaea. And Hercules was wounded in the battle by Chalcedon; but Zeus snatched him away, so that he took no harm. And having laid waste Cos, he came through Athena's agency t
Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 1 (search)
Scholiast on Aristoph. Ach. 418; Ant. Lib. 37; Hyginus, Fab. 175. The story furnished Euripides with the theme of a tragedy called Oeneus. See TGF (Nauck 2nd ed.), pp. 536ff. Nevertheless Diomedes afterwards came secretly with Alcmaeon from Argos and put to death all the sons of Agrius, except Onchestus and Thersites, who had fled betimes to Peloponnese; and as Oeneus was old, Diomedes gave the kingdom to Andraemon who had married the daughter of Oeneus, but Oeneus himself he took with him to Peloponnese. Howbeit, the sons of Agrius, who had made their escape, lay in wait for the old man at the hearth of Telephus in Arcadia, and killed him. But Diomedes conveyed the corpse to Argos and buried him in the place where now a city is called Oenoe after him.Compare Paus. 2.25.2. And having married Aegialia, daughter of Adrastus or, as some say, of Aegialeus, he went to the wars against Thebes and Troy.
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