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Apollodorus

Apollodorus.

Apollodorus

The library

by Apollodorus.

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Published by W. Heinemann, G.P. Putnam"s sons in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by Sir James George Frazer.
SeriesLoeb classical library, Frye annotated -- no. 562:1, Frye annotated -- no. 562:2
ContributionsFrazer, James George, Sir, 1854-1941., Frye, Northrop.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA3612 .A5 1912
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21793385M

The Library provides in three books a grand summary of traditional Greek mythology and heroic legends. Written in clear and unaffected style, the compendium faithfully follows the Greek literary sources. It is thus an important record of Greek accounts of the origin and early history of the world and their race. Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Myths: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology. Apollodorus $

Apollodorus the Library Book 3 and Epitome questions This set is based on the mythology study guide found on the NJCL website. Note that spellings may not be % accurate. Hamilton’s account of Theseus, the greatest hero of Athens, again draws upon Apollodorus, but it also stitches together details from other writers, some as early as Sophocles. Theseus is the son of the Athenian king, Aegeus, but he grows up with his mother in the south. Aegeus has left a sword and pair of shoes under a giant rock and says.

The only work of its kind to survive from classical antiquity, the Library of Apollodorus is a unique guide to Greek mythology, from the origins of the universe to the Trojan War. Apollodorus' Library has been used as a source book by classicists from the time of its compilation in the 1st-2nd century BC to the present, influencing writers from /5(). comparing Apollodorus in Phot. Bibl. with Proclus ibid. , had concluded that the former was merely a synopsis or epitome of the Epic Cycle, "Epicus Cyclus pedestri sermone compositus." 2 I shall cite passages by book and section (ii) and single words by page and line () in this edition.


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Apollodorus by Apollodorus. Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE LIBRARY BOOK 2, TRANSLATED BY J. FRAZER. [] Having now gone through the family of Deucalion, we have next to speak of that of Inachus.

1 Ocean and Tethys had a son Inachus, after whom a river in Argos Apollodorus book called Inachus. He and Melia, daughter of Ocean, had sons, Phoroneus, and Aegialeus. Aegialeus having died childless, the whole. THE LIBRARY BOOK 3, TRANSLATED BY J.

FRAZER [] Having now run over the family of Inachus and described them from Belus down to the Heraclids, we have next to speak of the house of Apollodorus book.

For as I have said, 1 Libya had by Poseidon two sons, Belus and Agenor. 55 Compare the Scholiast on Hom.who cites the first book of Apollodorus as his authority. According to the usual account, followed by the vase-painters, it was Hephaestus who cleft the head of Zeus with an axe and so delivered Athena.

36 Apollodorus seems to be here following Pherecydes, as we learn from a passage which Athenaeus xi, p. CD quotes from the third book of Pherecydes as follows: “And Herakles drew his bow at him as if he would shoot, and the Sun bade him give over; so Herakles feared and gave over.

And in return the Sun bestowed on him the golden goblet. The only work of its kind to survive from classical antiquity, the Library of Apollodorus is a unique guide to Greek mythology, from the origins of the universe to the Trojan War. Apollodorus' Library has been used as a source book by classicists from the time of its compilation in the 1st-2nd century BC to the present, influencing writers from antiquity to Robert Graves/5(40).

Apollodorus: The Library, Vol. 2: Book / Epitome (Loeb Classical Library, No. ) (Volume II)/5(2). Apollodorus of Athens, (died after bc), Greek scholar of wide interests who is best known for his Chronika (Chronicle) of Greek history.

Apollodorus was a colleague of the Homeric scholar Apollodorus book of Samothrace (both served as librarians of the great library in Alexandria, Egypt).Apollodorus left Alexandria about for Pergamum and eventually settled at Athens.

The only work of its kind to survive from classical antiquity, the Library of Apollodorus is a unique guide to Greek mythology, from the origins of the universe to the Trojan dorus' Library has been used as a source book by classicists from the time of its compilation in the 1st-2nd century BC to the present, influencing writers from antiquity to Robert Graves.

It provides a complete. Apollodorus' Library of Greek Mythology is a very informative overview of who's who in Greek mythology and the legends surrounding the various different gods, demigods, and heroes. It is in no way written to be as enthralling as, let's say, Homer's epics but still very fun to read nonetheless.4/5.

Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Apollodorus, The library by Apollodorus, of Athens; Frazer, James George, Sir, Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user.

Apollodorus is the author of The Library of Greek Mythology ( avg rating, ratings, 64 reviews, published ), Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' 4/5.

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Heinemann, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan5/5(2). By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the two most important surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this volume enables readers to compare the two's versions of the most important Greek and Roman myths.A General Introduction sets the Library and Fabulae into the wider context of ancient.

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Apollodorus is the traditional name ascribed to the otherwise anonymous author of the second century CE compilation known as the Book I, ch. 9, the author relates the history of the quest for the Golden Fleece, from its antecedents to the end of Medea's adventures.

Introduction. Apollodorus’s Bibliotheca is the most important extant mythographical work from antiquity, because of both its comprehensive organizational structure and high quality. Its value is demonstrated in modern times by its use as a source for modern scholarship and handbooks as well by the frequency with which it has been translated into English and other languages.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Apollodorus. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Apollodorus: Against Neaera, contrib. by Demosthenes (HTML with commentary at Perseus) Apollodorus: The Library, ed. by James George Frazer (HTML with commentary at Perseus) Apollodorus: The Library (Loeb Classical Library edition, 2 volumes; London: W.

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Apollodorus' Library has been used as a source book by classicists from the time of its compilation in the 1st-2nd century BC to the present, influencing writers from antiquity to Robert Graves/5(5).One of the Greek versions can be found in the book called The Library, attributed to Apollodorus of Alexandria, a second-century BCE n is offered here in a translation by James Frazer.