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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 40 0 Browse Search
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Pindar, Odes (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien) 8 0 Browse Search
Pindar, Pythian 4 (ed. Steven J. Willett) 4 0 Browse Search
Diodorus Siculus, Library 2 0 Browse Search
E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill) 2 0 Browse Search
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Pindar, Pythian 4 (ed. Steven J. Willett), poem 4 (search)
oracle that Battos would be founder of fruitbearing Libya, so that he'd finally leave the holy island and plant a city of fine chariots on a chalky breast of earth, and redeem in the seventeenth generation the word of Medea which at Thera once Aeëtes' fierce daughter breathed from immortal lips, the Colchean queen. Thus she spoke to the demigods who sailed with spearman Jason: "Hear me, you sons of bold-hearted men and gods: I say that from this wave-beaten land the daughtt of other cities, cities renowned among men, amid the foundations of Zeus Ammon. "And, changing short-finned dolphins for swift horses, they shall ply reins rather than oars and drive chariots with stormfoot teams. That Omen shall make Thera metropolis of mighty cities, the Omen which once amid the stream from lake Triton, Euphemus, descending the prow, received from a god in human form who offered him a guest-gift of earth —for him father Zeus, son of Kronos, rang out a peal o