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[135] Prodidit illa patrem; because she assisted Jason in his project of carrying off the golden fleece. He was afterwards slain by Meleager, in a skirmish that happened between him and the Argonauts upon the shore.

Rapui de caede Thoanta. When the Lemnian women had formed a conspiracy against all the men, she by an artifice saved her father, as we have already seen. Hypsipyle omits no opportunity of discrediting her rival, and making herself appear to advantage. The opposition of character is affecting and strongly marked.

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