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Pausanias, Description of Greece 10 0 Browse Search
Apollodorus, Library and Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer) 8 0 Browse Search
Homer, The Iliad (ed. Samuel Butler) 6 0 Browse Search
Bacchylides, Odes (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien) 2 0 Browse Search
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Sophocles, Trachiniae (ed. Sir Richard Jebb) 2 0 Browse Search
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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Brookes More) 2 0 Browse Search
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Bacchylides, Epinicians (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Ode 5 For Hieron of Syracuse Single-horse victory at Olympia 476 B. C. (search)
My mother, the hostile daughter of Thestius, did not take this into account; she brought about my evil fate, the fearless woman, and planned my destruction. She took the log of my swift doom out of the ornate chest, and burned it. Fate had marked off that this should be the boundary of my life. I happened to be slaying Clymenus, Daïpylus' valiant son, whose body was flawless; I had overtaken him in front of the towers. The others were fleeing to the well-built ancient city of Pleuron. And my sweet soul diminished; I knew that my strength was gone, aiai! I breathed my last breath in tears, as I left behind splendid youth.” They say that was the only time that the son of Amphitryon, fearless in battle, ever wetted his eyes with tears, pitying the fate of the man who endured grief. And he answered him in this way: “For mortals it is best never to be born, never to look on the light of the sun. But there is no profit in lamenting this; one must speak of what can be a
Bacchylides, Dithyrambs (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Ode 20 (Dithyramb 6) Idas: for the Lacedaemonians (search)
Ode 20 (Dithyramb 6) Idas: for the Lacedaemonians Once in [spacious] Sparta the golden-haired Lacedaemonian such a song when bold-hearted [Idas] led Marpessa, the maiden with lovely [cheeks], fleeing of death Poseidon, the lord of the sea and to him horses [swift as the wind] to well-built Pleuron, the son of [Ares] with golden shield The rest of the ode is lost.