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Euripides, Ion (ed. Robert Potter), line 41 (search)
he did not know that Phoebus was the father, nor who the mother was, nor did the child know about his parents. When young he played round the shrine, and was nourished there; but when he grew to manhood, the Delphians made him guardian of the god's treasures, a trusted steward of all; and here in the temple of the god he has lived a holy life. But Creusa, the mother of the child, married Xuthus in these circumstances: a wave of war came over Athens and the Chalcidians, who hold the land of Euboea; he joined their efforts, and with them drove out the enemy by his spear; for this he received the honor of marriage with Creusa; he was no native, but born an Achaean from Aeolus, the son of Zeus. Though married a long time they are childless; so they have come to this oracular shrine of Phoebus, in longing for a child. Loxias is driving fortune on to this point, nor is he forgetful, as he seems. For he will give his child to Xuthus on entering this shrine, and he will say the boy was bor
Euripides, Ion (ed. Robert Potter), line 275 (search)
eminded me of something! Ion Phoebus and the Pythian lightning honor it. Creusa . . . Would that I had never seen it! Ion Why do you hate the place very dear to the god? Creusa No reason; I know of a shameful deed in a cave. Ion But what Athenian married you, lady? Creusa No citizen, but a foreigner from another land. Ion Who? He must be someone of noble birth. Creusa Xuthus, born from Aeolus and Zeus. Ion And how as a stranger did he have you, a citizen? Creusa There is a city, Euboea, which is a neighbor to Athens— Ion Divided by a watery boundary, they say. Creusa He destroyed it, in common battle with the Athenians. Ion He came as an ally? And then he married you? Creusa Taking me as the dowry of war and the prize of his spear. Ion Have you come to the oracle with your husband, or alone? Creusa With him; he turned aside to the shrine of Trophonius. Ion To view it, or for the sake of prophecy? Creusa He wishes to learn one word from that shrine and from Phoebu