Excerpt from perseus and andromeda now, of all his children, zeus had for dionysus a peculiar affection. The strength of his fleet is particularly remarked by thucydides, apollodorus. Minos is the first to whom tradition ascribes the possession of a navy. Thucydides, the peloponnesian war, book 4, chapter 80, section 3. Thucydides, the peloponnesian war, book 4, chapter 42, section 3. For the athenians vexing peloponnesus, and their particular territory laconia most of all, they thought the best way to divert them was to send an army to.
Thucydides, history of the peloponnesian war, book iv, chapter 40. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of metamorphoses and what it means. From the idea of containing in itself it is often used in the sense of bringing with itself, and therefore of involving or implying, the equivalent english depending on the context. Perseus and andromeda in landscape fresco metropolitan. Nothing which happened during the war caused greater amazement in hellas. When his sons effeminacy, his drunkenness and his various habits of pleasure, were scorn fully mentioned in his presence, the divine father would sternly rebuke the critics, and instance the many manly exploits of his wellbeloved son. Thucydides, history of the peloponnesian war thomas hobbes, ed. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a. Drops of blood that fell into libya turned into deadly snakes that remain in the desert to this day.
Perseus and andromeda perseus, whose mother, danae, was impregnated by jove in a shower of golden rain, flew over the earth with medusas severed head in his hands. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position. Thucydides, history of the peloponnesian war, book i. Thucydides, history of the peloponnesian war, the fourth book. All search options view abbreviations home collectionstexts perseus catalog research grants open source about help. Andromeda and perseus meet and fall in love after he saves her soul from the enslavement of thetis son calibos a madeup character introduced to provide perseus with a dramatic foil and before he slays medusa, whereas in the myth they first meet when perseus finds andromeda chained to the rock as he is returning home from having already. Hide browse bar your current position in the text is marked in blue. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system. Perseus digital library scaife viewer society for classical. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Thucydides, the peloponnesian war, book 4, chapter 26. Thucydides, history of the peloponnesian war benjamin jowett, ed.776 193 173 1476 115 365 1028 85 1404 630 1501 403 316 1137 681 740 1160 1187 285 282 254 1183 102 864 1095 1066 1233 956 857 1374 639 19 1195 998 28