Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica eBook

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Fragment #8 —­ Etym.  Gen.:  Hesiod (says there were so called) because they settled in three groups:  `And they all were called the Three-fold people, because they divided in three the land far from their country.’  For (he says) that three Hellenic tribes settled in Crete, the Pelasgi, Achaeans and Dorians.  And these have been called Three-fold People.


(1) sc. the golden fleece of the ram which carried Phrixus and
     Helle away from Athamas and Ino.  When he reached Colchis
     Phrixus sacrificed the ram to Zeus.
(2) Euboea properly means the `Island of fine Cattle (or Cows)’.


Fragment #1 —­ Diogenes Laertius, viii. 1. 26:  (1) `So Urania bare Linus, a very lovely son:  and him all men who are singers and harpers do bewail at feasts and dances, and as they begin and as they end they call on Linus....’

Clement of Alexandria, Strom. i. p. 121:  `....who was skilled in all manner of wisdom.’

Fragment #2 —­
Scholiast on Homer, Odyssey, iv. 232: 
`Unless Phoebus Apollo should save him from death, or Paean
himself who knows the remedies for all things.’

Fragment #3 —­
Clement of Alexandria, Protrept, c. vii. p. 21: 
`For he alone is king and lord of all the undying gods, and no
other vies with him in power.’

Fragment #4 —­
Anecd.  Oxon (Cramer), i. p. 148: 
`(To cause?) the gifts of the blessed gods to come near to

Fragment #5 —­
Clement of Alexandria, Strom. i. p. 123: 
`Of the Muses who make a man very wise, marvellous in utterance.’

Fragment #6 —­
Strabo, x. p. 471: 
`But of them (sc. the daughters of Hecaterus) were born the
divine mountain Nymphs and the tribe of worthless, helpless
Satyrs, and the divine Curetes, sportive dancers.’

Fragment #7 —­
Scholiast on Apollonius Rhodius, Arg. i. 824: 
`Beseeching the offspring of glorious Cleodaeus.’

Fragment #8 —­
Suidas, s.v.: 
`For the Olympian gave might to the sons of Aeacus, and wisdom to
the sons of Amythaon, and wealth to the sons of Atreus.’

Fragment #9 —­
Scholiast on Homer, Iliad, xiii. 155: 
`For through his lack of wood the timber of the ships rotted.’

Fragment #10 —­
Etymologicum Magnum: 
`No longer do they walk with delicate feet.’

Fragment #11 —­
Scholiast on Homer, Iliad, xxiv. 624: 
`First of all they roasted (pieces of meat), and drew them
carefully off the spits.’

Fragment #12 —­
Chrysippus, Fragg. ii. 254. 11: 
`For his spirit increased in his dear breast.’

Fragment #13 —­
Chrysippus, Fragg. ii. 254. 15: 
`With such heart grieving anger in her breast.’

Fragment #14 —­
Strabo, vii. p. 327: 
`He went to Dodona and the oak-grove, the dwelling place of the

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