By H. J. Rose
During this new and considerably revised version of H. J. Rose's vintage survey and research of the evolution and culture of Greek fantasy, Robin demanding provides numerous positive factors which deliver the paintings updated with modern scholarship and tackle the desires of students.* a brand new preface analysing and contextualising H. J. Rose's angle to fable* a brand new bankruptcy dedicated to the epic and different poetic assets of the myths, narrative prose mythography and many of the different types of rationalisation* a brand new bankruptcy reading the connection among the various myths of Gods and heroes, with genealogical tables. Robin difficult indicates how the myths of person households and unique destinations carry jointly to shape a coherent pseudo-historical trend* commonly revises and simplifies notes* a brand new annotated bibliography.A guide of Greek Mythology provides a helpful and uncomplicated advisor to the myths and legends of old Greece - their genesis, assets, improvement and value.
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IV, 136 foll. , frag. , II, I foll. , III, 467 foll. , who cites a string of poets from Stesichoros on. , XII, 127, etc. 86 Fifty oars and hence fifty oarsmen in an ancient type of ship, the pentekonter; fifty daughters of Danaos; fifty sons and fifty daughters of Priam; Kerberos’ fifty heads; fifty Trojans at each camp fire, Iliad, VIII, 563; fifty, or approximately fifty, Nereids and the same number of Argonauts, and so forth. Cf. Roscher, Die Zahl 50 in Mythus…d. , Teubner, Leipzig, 1917. See for the theory, Arist.
Anthol. Latina, 792 Riese; tres sunt fatales quae ducunt fila sorores; | Clotho colum baiulat, Lachesis trahit, Atropos occat. The second line is also in MI, 109. See also Egbert von Lüttich, Fecunda Ratis, p. 170, ed. Voigt (Halle, 1889). , 277, I; the corrupt state of the text does not allow us to say which letters they are supposed to have invented. , 233. , IV, 365 and elsewhere, is used of Proteus, not Nereus. The mother of Nereus is not named in any early account; a few late writers assume that it was Ge, the mother of Pontos’ other children, but Hesiod does not say so.
XXIV, 59. ; Pindar, Nemeans, III, 35 (earliest literary evidence). , IV, 62, and schol. on both passages of Pindar; Sophokles, fr. ; Euripides, fr. , III, 170, besides numerous later or more obscure passages. For the wedding, besides the passages quoted in this and the last note, see Catullus, LXIV, passim. 53See Chapter X, note 3. , 792–4. 55 See Philoxenos, (frags. ); Kallimachos ap. Athenaios, VII, p. 2840 (fr. ; Sil. , Punica. , IX, 39; also numerous passages in other authors, notably in the Eclogues of Vergil.