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Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War 24 0 Browse Search
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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 8 0 Browse Search
P. Vergilius Maro, Aeneid (ed. Theodore C. Williams) 8 0 Browse Search
Diodorus Siculus, Library 6 0 Browse Search
P. Vergilius Maro, Aeneid (ed. John Dryden) 6 0 Browse Search
Homer, The Iliad (ed. Samuel Butler) 6 0 Browse Search
John Conington, Commentary on Vergil's Aeneid, Volume 2 4 0 Browse Search
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 4 0 Browse Search
Hesiod, Theogony 4 0 Browse Search
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Hesiod, Theogony, line 173 (search)
cut off the members with flint and cast them from the land into the surging sea,they were swept away over the main a long time: and a white foam spread around them from the immortal flesh, and in it there grew a maiden. First she drew near holy Cythera, and from there, afterwards, she came to sea-girt Cyprus, and came forth an awful and lovely goddess, and grassgrew up about her beneath her shapely feet. Her gods and men call Aphrodite, and the foam-born goddess and rich-crowned Cytherea, because she grew amid the foam, and Cytherea because she reached Cythera, and Cyprogenes because she was born in billowy Cyprus,and Philommedes“Member-loving”: the title is perhaps only a perversion of the regularfilomeidh/s(laughter-loving). because she sprang from the members. And with her went Eros, and comely Desire followed her at her birth at the first and as she went into the assembly of the gods. This honor she has from the beginning, and this is the portion allotted to her amongst men and