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Browsing named entities in Aeschylus, Suppliant Women (ed. Herbert Weir Smyth, Ph. D.). You can also browse the collection for Libya (Libya) or search for Libya (Libya) in all documents.

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Aeschylus, Suppliant Women (ed. Herbert Weir Smyth, Ph. D.), line 274 (search)
Chorus Our tale is brief and clear. Argiveswe claim to be by birth, offspring of a cow blest in its children. And the truth of this I shall confirm in full. King Foreign maidens, your tale is beyond my belief—how your race can be from Argos. For you are more similar to thewomen of Libya and in no way similar to those native to our land. The Nile, too, might foster such a stock, and like yours is the Cyprian impress stamped upon female images by male craftsmen. And of such aspect, I have heard, are nomad women, whoride on camels for steeds, having padded saddles, and dwell in a land neighboring the Aethiopians. And had you been armed with the bow, certainly I would have guessed you to be the unwed, flesh-devouring Amazons. But inform me, and I will better comprehendhow it is that you trace your race and lineage from Argo
Aeschylus, Suppliant Women (ed. Herbert Weir Smyth, Ph. D.), line 291 (search)
f cattle, constantly driving her on. Chorus They call it a gadfly, those who dwell by the Nile. King Well then, it drove her by a long course out of the land. Chorus Your account agrees with mine in all respects. King So she came to Canobus and to Memphis. Chorus And Zeus begot a son by the touching of his hand. King Who is it then that claims to be the cow's Zeus-begotten calf? Chorus Epaphus, and truly named from “laying on of hands.” King [And who was begotten of Epaphus?] Chorus Libya, who reaps the fruit of the largest portion of the earth. King [What offspring, then, did Libya have?] Chorus [Agenor was her first child born.] King And who was his offspring? Chorus Belus, who had two sons and was father of my father here. King Now tell me his wisely-given name.The epithet, properly applicable to the venerable, Danaus, is transferred to his name, because, to the Greek, name often connoted personality. So “the dreaded name of Demogorgon.” Chorus Danaus: and he has a