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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 28 0 Browse Search
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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Brookes More) 6 0 Browse Search
Apollodorus, Library and Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer) 6 0 Browse Search
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Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
m made his way out again. And by night he arrived with Ariadne and the childrenThat is, the boys and girls whom he had rescued from the Minotaur. at Naxos. There Dionysus fell in love with Ariadne and carried her off;Compare Diod. 4.61.5; Plut. Thes. 20; Paus. 1.20.3; Paus. 10.29.4; Scholiast Athens she was slain by Artemis in the island of Dia at the instigation of Dionysus. Later writers, such as Diodorus Siculus identified Dia with Naxos, but it is rather “the little island, now Standia, just off Heraclaion, on the north coast of Crete. Theseus would pass the island in sailiens” (Merry on Hom. Od. xi.322). Apollodorus seems to be the only extant ancient author who mentions that Dionysus carried off Ariadne from Naxos to Lemnos and had intercourse with her there. and having brought her to Lemnos he enjoyed her, and begat Thoas, Staphylus, Oenopion, and Peparethus.