The Heracles of the Trachiniae may be considered in
1 Apollo is the chief god of the Dorians in the historical age; and O. Müller (Dor., bk 11.) regards him as having been so before they left their earliest seats in northern Greece. On the other hand Wilamowitz (Eur. Her. 1. p. 265) holds, with greater probability, that the adoption of the old Hellenic Apollo by the Dorians dated only from the time when, moving southward, they became masters of Delphi.
2 Papers Literary, Scientific, etc., by the late Fleeming Jenkin, F.R.S., LL. D., p. 23. (Longmans, 1887.)
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