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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 28 0 Browse Search
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Apollodorus, Library and Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer) 6 0 Browse Search
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Sextus Propertius, Elegies (ed. Vincent Katz), Book 1, Addressed partially to Cynthia, partially to third party (search)
Addressed partially to Cynthia, partially to third party ARIADNEfrom Knossos in Crete, daughter of King Minos, she gave Theseus the ball of twine whereby he could escape the labyrinth, after killing the Minotaur. Theseus took her with him, but left her on the island of Naxos as she slept. (Cf. Strauss' opera). She was transported to Olympos by Bacchus. ANDROMEDAdaughter of King Cepheus and Cassiopeia of Ethiopia, was chained to a rock by the sea to be eaten by a sea monster; rescued by Perseus. EDONIANa Thracian tribe that worshipped Bacchus. APIDANUSriver in Thessaly. LIBERsame as Bacchus, Dionysus, god of wine and revelry. ARGUShundred-eyed creature commanded by Juno to guard Io, Inachus' daughter, after Jupiter had an affair with her. Juno had been sleeping; Jupiter went down to earth, placed a cloud overhead, and began having sex with Io. Juno awoke, saw the suspicious cloud and zoomed down, whisking the cloud aside. Jupiter, seeing the cloud gone, quickly changes