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Pausanias, Description of Greece 310 0 Browse Search
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Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War 24 0 Browse Search
Apollodorus, Library and Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer) 16 0 Browse Search
Homer, The Iliad (ed. Samuel Butler) 12 0 Browse Search
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Sextus Propertius, Elegies (ed. Vincent Katz), Book 1, Addressed to Cynthia (search)
ilks from the island of Cos were known for their fine transparency. ORONTEANfrom the Orontes river in Syria. PHOEBE, HILAIRAdaughters of Leucippus, king of Messenia. Castor and Pollux carried them off and married them. DAUGHTER OF EUENUSMarpessa, who was carried off by Idas. Later, Apollo tried to wrest Marpessa from Idas, and Jupiter allowed her to choose between the two. She chose the mortal, knowing she could grow old with him, while the god would tire of her. HIPPODAMIAOenomaus, King of Elis, ordered all suitors of his daughter Hippodamia to compete with him in a chariot race. The winner would gain Hippodamia's hand, the losers be put to death. Pelops comes from Phrygia and convinces the King's groom to remove the linchpin from his master's axle. Oenomaus is killed, and Pelops gains the kingdom as well as a bride, thereby initiating the Peloponnesian dynasty. APELLESpainter of the fourth century B.C. from Cos, famous for his use of color intensified by brilliant glaze.
Sextus Propertius, Elegies (ed. Vincent Katz), Book 1, Cynthia Ode (search)
Cynthia Ode HIPPODAMIAdaughter of Oenomaus, king of Pisa in Elis, and wife of Pelops. See Poem 2 note. She's staying! She swore she'll remain! My enemies be damned! We won: she gave in to unrelenting prayers. Desirous envy can drop its false joys: Cynthia's mine: she's abandoned going new ways. She loves me. And with me, she calls Rome paradise. Without me, she'll see no exotic kingdoms. On the contrary, she prefers relaxing with me on a narrow couch, mine on any terms, to visiting the ancient kingdom of wealthy Hippodamia and the riches Elis once procured with its horses. Though he gave her much and promised more, still she doesn't give in to greed and desert my embrace. I was able to sway her not with gold, nor with Indian conches, but with the blandishment of smooth, alluring poetry. So there are Muses, Apollo does not desert the lover. Trusting them, I love. Rare Cynthia is mine! Now I touch the highest stars with the soles of my feet. Whether day or night, she is mine! My