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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 158 0 Browse Search
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Homer, The Iliad (ed. Samuel Butler) 20 0 Browse Search
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Euripides, Medea (ed. David Kovacs), line 1 (search)
Enter the Nurse from the central door of the skene. Nurse Would that the Argo had never winged its way to the land of Colchis through the dark-blue Symplegades!The Symplegades, mobile rocks that clashed together to crush any ships running between them, guarded the entrance to the Hellespont and prevented passage between East and West until the Argo managed by a clever ruse to get through. Would that the pine trees had never been felled in the glens of Mount Pelion and furnished oars for the hands of the heroes who at Pelias' command set forth in quest of the Golden Fleece! For then my lady Medea would not have sailed to the towers of Iolcus, her heart smitten with love for Jason, or persuaded the daughters of Pelias to kill their father and hence now be inhabiting this land of Corinth, This gives the probable sense of the lacuna. with her husband and children, an exile loved by t
Euripides, Medea (ed. David Kovacs), line 205 (search)
Chorus I have heard her cry full of groans, how she utters shrill charges against the husband who betrayed her bed. Having suffered wrong she raises her cry to Zeus's daughter, Themis, goddess of oaths, the goddess who brought herThemis ‘brought her to Hellas’ in that she came to Greece relying on Jason's oath. to Hellas across the sea through the dark salt-water over the briny gateway of the Black Sea, a gateway few traverse.‘The briny gateway [lit. “key”] of the Euxine’is probably the Bosporus, beyond which, on the Propontis and Hellespont, lay numerous Greek settlements in histo