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Pausanias, Description of Greece, Phocis and Ozolian Locri, chapter 31 (search)
contempt. In appearance Penthesileia is a maiden, carrying a bow like Scythian bows, and wearing a leopard's skin on her shoulders. The women beyond Penthesileia are carrying water in broken pitchers; one is depicted as in the bloom of youth, the other is already advanced in years. There is no separate inscription on either woman, but there is one common to the pair, which states that they are of the number of the uninitiated. Higher up than these is Callisto, daughter of Lycaon, Nomia, and Pero, daughter of Neleus. As her bride-price Neleus asked for the oxen of Iphiclus. Instead of a mattress, Callisto has a bearskin, and her feet are lying on Nomia's knees. I have already mentioned that the Arcadians say that NomiaSee Paus. 8.38.11. is a nymph native to their country. The poets say that the nymphs live for a great number of years, but are not altogether exempt from death.After Callisto and the women with her is the form of a cliff, and Sisyphus, the son of Aeolus, is trying his ha