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Setaia

(119 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke
[English version] (Σήταια). Eine der troischen Kriegsgefangenen der Griechen nach der Einnahme von Troia. Auf der Höhe von Sybaris überredet sie aus Furcht vor der drohenden Knechtschaft die mitgefangenen Frauen dazu, die Flotte der Griechen in Brand zu stecken. Zur Strafe wird sie an eine Klippe gefesselt, Geiern zum Fraß (Lykophr. 1075-1082; Tzetz. ad Lykophr. 921; 1075-1081). Dieser Ort trägt nach ihr den Namen Setaion (Steph. Byz. s. v. Σηταῖον; Etym. m. s. v. Σηταῖον). Nach Apollodor (epit. 6…

Thalpios

(85 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke
[English version] (Θάλπιος). Enkel des Aktor [4], Sohn des Aktorionen Eurytos und der Theraiphone, neben Amphimachos [2], Diores [1] und Polyxenos [3] Anführer der insgesamt 40 Schiffe der Epeier vor Troia (Hom. Il. 2,618-624; Paus. 5,3,3 f.; Dares 14; Diktys 1,17). Th. wird unter den Freiern der Helene [1] (Apollod. 3,129; Hyg. fab. 81) und unter den Besteigern des Troianischen Pferdes (Q. Smyrn. 12,323) genannt, sein Grab liegt in Elis (Aristot. epigramm 36, in [1]). Antoni, Silke Bibliography 1 Th. Bergk, Poetae Lyrici Graeci, Bd. 2, 41882.

Thaumas

(88 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke
[English version] (Θαύμας). Sohn des Pontos [1] und der Gaia (der Tethys: Orph. fr. 117), Bruder von Nereus, Phorkys [1], Keto und Eurybie (Hes. theog. 237 f.; Apollod. 1,10); durch Elektra [1] (Ozomene: Hyg. fab. 14,18) Vater der Harpyien und der Iris [1] (Hes. theog. 265-267; 780; Verg. Aen. 9,5; Ov. met. 4,480 u.ö.; zur Deutung der Genealogie: Plat. Tht. 155d; Cic. nat. deor. 3,20,51). Th. wird auch als Vater des Flusses Hydaspes (Nonn. Dion. 26,358-365) und der Arke (Ptol. Chennos 6,6, p. 39 Chatzis) erwähnt. Antoni, Silke

Styx

(269 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke
[English version] (Στύξ). Seit Homer (Hom. Il. 2,755; 14,271; 15,36-38 u.ö.), der ausschließlich die Bezeichnung Στυγὸς ὕδωρ/ Stygós hýdōr (“Wasser des Grausens”) verwendet, Fluß (bei Plat. Phaid. 113c: See) in der Unterwelt und neben Gaia und Uranos wichtigster Schwurzeuge der Götter. Er erscheint bei Hes. theog. 361; 383-403; 775-806 zum ersten Mal als myth. Gestalt. Die S. ist die älteste der Okeaniden und von Pallas Mutter von Zelos, Nike, Kratos und Bia und nach Epimenides (FGrH 457 F 5) von Peiras [1] Mutte…

Tenthredon

(54 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke
[English version] (Τενθρηδών, “Gallwespe”: schol. Nik. Alex. 547a-b; vgl. [1]). Nachkomme des Magnes [2] (schol. und Eust. zu Hom. Il. 2,756), Vater des Magnetenführers Prothoos [3] (Hom. Il. 2,756; Lykophr. 899 mit Tzetz.; Aristot. epigr. 28, in [2]). Antoni, Silke Bibliography 1 LSJ, 1775, s. v. T. 2 Th. Bergk (ed.), Poetae Lyrici Graeci, Bd. 2, 41882.

Thersandros

(195 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke
[English version] (Θέρσανδρος). Sohn des Polyneikes und der Argeia [2], Bruder u. a. des Alastor und des Timeas, von Demonassa [1] Vater des Teisamenos [1] (Pind. O. 2,76-81 mit schol.; Hdt. 4,147; 6,52). Th. nimmt am erfolgreichen Zug der Epigonen gegen Thebai [2] teil ( Epígonoi [2]), nachdem er - nach dem Vorbild seines Vaters - durch die Bestechung der Eriphyle mit dem péplos [1] der Harmonia die Teilnahme des Alkmaion [1] als Anführer des Zuges gesichert hat (Diod. 4,66,1-3; Apollod. 3,80-82; 3,86; Paus. 2,20,5; 9,8,7). Nach der Einnahme von Thebai wi…

Ino

(278 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke
[English version] (Ἰνώ). Tochter des Kadmos [1] und der Harmonia, zumeist nach Nephele [1] zweite (erste: schol. Hom. Il. 7,86 Bekker nach Philostephanos und Eust. ad locum; schol. Lykophr. 22) Gattin des Athamas in Thebai [2], Mutter von Learchos und Melikertes. Aus Neid auf ihre Stiefkinder Phrixos und Helle ersinnt sie eine List: Sie überredet die Frauen des Landes, das Saatgut zu rösten, und verursacht so eine schlimme Hungersnot. Die von Athamas nach Delphoi geschickten Gesandten besticht sie…

Siricius

(57 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Σιρίκιος/ Siríkios, Latin Siricius). 4th century AD sophist from Neapolis [11] in Palaestina, pupil of Andromachus (cf. [1]). S. taught for a while in Athens and wrote Progymnásmata and Melétai (Suda, s. v. Σιρίκιος; Nicolaus of Myra, Progymnásmata, in: [2]). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) Bibliography 1 L. Cohn, s. v. Andromachos [20], RE 1.2, 2154 2 Spengel 3, 465 (Kap. 4).

Pammon

(38 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Πάμμων). Son of Priamus and Hecabe (Hom. Il. 24,250; Apollod. 3,151; Quint. Smyrn. 6,317; 562; 568; in Hyg. fab. 90 Pammon (Schmidt) or Palaemon), killed by Neoptolemus [1] (Quint. Smyrn. 13,213f.). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Phalces

(158 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Φάλκης; Phálkēs). Heraclid (Heraclidae), son of Temenus, brother of Cissus (Ceisus: Paus. 2,19,1), Cerynes, Agaeus (other sons of Temenus are mentioned in Apollod. 2,179) and Hyrnetho, father of Rhegnidas (Paus. 2,13,1). Out of envy of Hyrnetho and her husband Deïphontes, whom Temenus prefers to his sons, P. and his brothers (with the exception of the youngest: Agaeus) have their father attacked and killed while bathing (Nicolaus of Damascus FGrH 90 F 30; Diod.Sic. 7,13,1; Apollod…

Theias

(82 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Θείας; Theías). Son of Belus and the Nymph Oreithyia (or her husband), unwittingly fathers Adonis with his daughter Smyrna (Myrrha). When he discovers the offence, he first tries to kill his daughter, who escapes by transforming herself into the tree of the same name, then kills himself in shame (Antoninus Liberalis 34; Apollod. 3,183 f. after Panyassis; Tzetz. Lycoph. 829). Other sources name Cinyras as Smyrna's father (Ov. Met. 10,298-518; Hyg. Fab. 58; Tzetz.  Lycoph. 831). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Panope

(121 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Πανόπη; Panópē). [German version] [1] Daughter of Nereus and Doris [I1] (Πανόπεια/ Panópeia in Nonnus, Panopea in Virgil; the ‘all-caring one’ [1], different in Eust. Ad Hom. Il. 18,41, p. 1131, 4 and 6f.). Daughter of Nereus and Doris [I 1], one of the Nereids (Hom. Il. 18,45; Hes. Theog. 250; Apollod. 1,12; Lucian Dialogi marini 7; Nonnus, Dion. 39,255; 43,100 and 264; Verg. Aen. 5,240 and 825; Verg. G. 1,437; Hyg. Fab. praef. 8). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) Bibliography 1 W. Aly, s.v. P. (1), RE 18.3, 636 2 J.Ch. Balty, s.v. P., LIMC 7.1, 172. [German version] [2] One of the daughters of Thespius On…

Thalpius

(90 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Θάλπιος; Thálpios). Grandson of Actor [4], son of the Actorion Eurytus and of Theraephone; he and Amphimachus [2], Diores [1] and Polyxenus [3] were leaders of the 40 Epeian ships at Troy (Hom. Il. 2,618-624; Paus. 5,3,3 f.; Dares 14; Dictys 1,17). T. is mentioned among the suitors of Helena [I 1] (Apollod. 3,129; Hyg. Fab. 81) and among those in the Trojan Horse (Q. Smyrn. 12,323), his grave is in Elis (Aristot. epigram 36, in [1]). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) Bibliography 1 Th. Bergk, Poetae Lyrici Graeci, vol. 2, 41882.

Scaeae

(93 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Σκαιαί/ Skaiaí sc. πύλαι/ pýlai). The 'Scaean Gate' in Troy (Hom. Il. 3,145; 3,149 et passim; without pýlai: Hom. Il. 3,263; Str. 13,1,21; in the singular: Quint. Smyrn. 11,338), also called Dardaníai. Several explanations of the name are possible: the 'left' or 'western gate' or 'gate of misfortune' (derived from  σκαιός [2]), 'crooked gate' or named after its builder Scaeus (schol. Hom. Il. 3,145; 9,354; 11,170 Bekker; Hsch. s. v. Σκαιῇσι πύλῃσιν) or after the Scaei [1] people. Antoni, Silke (Kiel) Bibliography 1 L. Bürchner, s. v. Skaiisches Tor, RE 3 A, 424 2 LS…

Ophelestes

(49 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Ὀφελέστης; Opheléstēs). [German version] [1] Trojan Trojan, killed by Teucrus outside the city (Hom. Il. 8,274). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [German version] [2] Paeonian warrior at Troy Paeonian warrior at Troy, killed by Achilles [1] (Hom. Il. 21,210; schol. Hom. Il. 13,643 Maass with conjecture). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Oistros

(115 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Οἶστρος/ Oîstros). Personification of frenzy (cf. Furor, Lyssa, Mania [1]). The only preserved literary source (Poll. 4,142) lists O amongst the ékskeua prósōpa ('especially elaborate masks') of tragic drama (for illustrations: [1]). Above all, the Greek oîstros accurately describes the gadfly which pursues and plagues its victim and also the thorn or sting (Aesch. PV 567ff.; Eur. HF 862 and passim; Orph. A. 47). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) Bibliography 1 B. Müller-Huber, s.v. O., LIMC 7.1, 28f. (with biblography) 2 R. Padel, In and Out of the Mind. Greek Images …

Pittheus

(302 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Πιτθεύς/ Pittheús, name probably derived from πειθώ/ peithṓ [1], therefore something like 'good adviser' [3], cf. [2]). P. was perhaps originally an ancient oracular deity, according to the sources the son of Pelops and Hippodamia [1], a brother of Atreus and Thyestes (Eur. Med. 684; Eur. Heracl. 207; Apollod. Epit. 2,10; Schol. Eur. Or. 5; Ov. Met. 8,622f.), father of Aethra (Hom. Il. 3,144; Eur. Heracl. 207f.; Eur. Supp. 4-7; Bacchyl. 17,34; Hyg. Fab. 14,5 and elsewhere) and Henioche …

Thaumas

(89 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Θαύμας/ Thaúmas). Son of Pontus [1] and Gaia (or Tethys: Orph. Fr. 117), brother of Nereus, Phorcys [1], Ceto and Eurybia (Hes. Theog. 237 f.; Apollod. 1,10); with Electra [1] (Ozomene: Hyg. Fab. 14,18) father of the Harpies and Iris [1] (Hes. Theog. 265-267; 780; Verg. Aen. 9,5; Ov. Met 4,480 et passim; on the interpretation of the genealogy see Pl. Tht. 155d; Cic. Nat. D. 3,20,51). T. is also named as the father of the river Hydaspes (Nonn. Dion. 26,358-365) and of Arce (Ptol. Chennos 6,6, p. 39 Chatzis). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Molossus

(57 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Μολοσσός/ Molossós). Son of Neoptolemus [1] and Andromache (unnamed in Eur. Andr.). In Pausanias (1,11,1f.) brother of Pielus and Pergamus, stepbrother of Cestrinus. Eponym of the Molossi and forebear of the Molossian dynasty (Eratosth. in schol. Hom. Od. 3,188; cf. Pind. Nem. 7,38-40 and schol. Pind. Nem. 7,56a-b; Serv. Aen. 3,297). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Noemon

(104 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Νοήμων/ Noḗmōn). [German version] [1] Lycian, follower of Sarpedon at Troy Lycian, follower of Sarpedon at Troy, killed by Odysseus (Hom. Il. 5,678; Ov. Met. 13,258). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [German version] [2] Pylian, companion of Antilochus at Troy Pylian, companion of Antilochus at Troy (Hom. Il. 23,612). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [German version] [3] Ithacian Ithacian, son of Phronius, who upon Athena's request lent a ship to Telemachus for his journey to Pylus (Hom. Od. 2,386f.). When he later needed the ship himself, he asked Antinous [1] about Te…
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