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[2] This verse Peisistratus expunged from the poems of Hesiod, according to Hereas the Megarian, just as, on the other hand, he inserted into the Inferno of Homer the verse:—
Theseus, Peirithous, illustrious children of Heaven,
1 and all to gratify the Athenians. Moreover, some say that Ariadne actually had sons by Theseus, Oenopion and Staphylus, and among these is Ion of Chios, who says of his own native city:—
This, once, Theseus's son founded, Oenopion.

Now the most auspicious of these legendary tales are in the mouths of all men, as I may say; but a very peculiar account of these matters is published by Paeon the Amathusian.

1 Odyssey, xi. 631.

2 Bergk, Poet. Lyr. Gr. ii.4 p. 254.

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