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Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 1 (search)
ations, delivered her prophecies. See Diod. 16.26; Strab. 9.3.5; Justin xxiv.6.9. he killed it and took over the oracle.As to Apollo's slaughter of the Python, the dragon that guarded the oracle at Delphi, see Plut. Quaest. Graec. 12; Plut. De defectu oraculorum 15; Ael., Var. Hist. iii.1; Paus. 2.7.7, Paus. 2.30.3, Paus. 10.6.5ff.; Ov. Met. 1.437ff.; Hyginus, Fab. 140. From Plutarch and Aelian we learn that Apollo had to go to Tempe to be purified for the slaughter of the dragon, and that both the slaughter of the dragon and the purification of the god were represented every eighth year in a solemn festival at Delphi. See Frazer, on Paus. 2.7.7 (Paus. vol 3. pp. 53ff.). The Pythian games at Delphi were instituted in honour of the dead dragon (Ovid and Hyginus, Fab. 140; compare Clement of Alexandria, Protrept. 2, p. 29, ed. Potter), probably to soothe his natural anger at being
Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XI, Chapter 2 (search)
e works completed them with dispatch, because so many labourers co-operated in the task. And the Greeks, when they learned of the great size of the Persian armaments, dispatched ten thousand hoplites into Thessaly to seize the passes of Tempe; SynetusHdt. 7.173 gives the name as Euaenetus. commanded the Lacedaemonians and Themistocles the Athenians. These commanders dispatched ambassadors to the states and asked them to send soldiers to join in the common defenceates and asked them to send soldiers to join in the common defence of the passes; for they eagerly desired that all the Greek states should each have a share in the defence and make common cause in the war against the Persians. But since the larger number of the Thessalians and other Greeks who dwelt near the passes had given the water and earth to the envoys of Xerxes when they arrived, the two generals despaired of the defence at Tempe and returned to their own soil.
Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XI, Chapter 3 (search)
ish those Greeks who chose the side of the barbarians, in order that, incurring our censure here, their example may, by the obloquy visited upon them, deter for the future any who may become traitors to the common freedom. The Aenianians, Dolopians, Melians,The inhabitants of Malis (also called Melis) in S. Thessaly, not of the island Melos in the southern Aegean. Perrhaebians, and Magnetans took the side of the barbarians even while the defending force was still at Tempe, and after its departure the Achaeans of Phthia, Locrians, Thessalians, and the majority of the Boeotians went over to the barbarians. But the Greeks who were meeting in congress at the IsthmusAt Corinth. voted to make the Greeks who voluntarily chose the cause of the Persians pay a tithe to the gods, when they should be successful in the war, and to send ambassadors to those Greeks who were neutral to urge them to join in the struggle for the common freedom.
U. S., Sept. 23, 1862. Mustered out, Aug. 28, 1863. First Lieutenant, 20th Unattached Co., M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Aug. 11, 1864. Mustered out, Nov. 18, 1864. First Lieutenant, 20th Unattached Co., Mass. Infantry, Nov. 19, 1864. Mustered out, June 29, 1865. Sampson, Ira Bradford. Private, 27th Mass. Infantry, Dec. 7, 1861. Sergeant-Major, Dec. 7, 1861. Second Lieutenant, Jan. 2, 1862. Captain, 2d Mass. Heavy Artillery, Aug. 14, 1863. Resigned, June 8, 1865. Died at Tempe, Ariz., Dec. 30, 1890. Sampson, James B. Private, 12th Mass. Infantry, June 26, 1861. Second Lieutenant, Sept. 18, 1862. Taken prisoner, July 1, 1863. Absent in the hands of the enemy when the regiment was mustered out. Sampson, James M. Second Lieutenant, 4th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Sept. 23, 1862. Mustered out, Aug. 28, 1863. Sampson, Orange S. Second Lieutenant, 21st Mass. Infantry, Sept. 2, 1862. First Lieutenant, Oct. 30, 1862. Captain, Apr. 26, 18