Ch 16


Crete

Minoans

"labrys"

labyrinth

Europa

Cadmus

Cilix

Phoenix

Minos

Bull of Crete

Pasiphae

Daedalus

Minotaur

Ariadne

Icarus


Ch 17

Thebes and Oedipus

Thebiad, by Statius

Cadmus and the dragon

Sparti

Aphion and Zethus

phoinikeia grammata / Kadmeia

Sophocles, Oedipus the King

Laius

Jocasta

Sphinx

Creon

Polynices and Eteolces

Antigone and Ismene

Seven against Thebes

Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus

Sophocles, Antigone


Ch 18

Jason

Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica

Phrixus and Helle

King Aeetes of Colchis

Pelias

golden fleece

Argus / Argonauts

King Phineas and the Harpies

Medea

Euripides, Medea


Ch 19

Troy

Names for Greeks (Argives, Achaeans, Danaans)

Names for Troy/Trojans (Ilium, Dardans, Dardanians)

House of Atreus

Agamemnon and Menelaus

House of Tyndareus

Helen and Clytemnestra

Oath of Tyndareus

Peleus and Thetis

Achilles

Statius, Achilleid

Patroclus

Eris

The Judgment of Paris

Priam and Hecabe

Hector

Paris

Rape of Helen

Palamedes

Rage of Achilles

Iliad

Briseis

Andromache

Achilles armor


Ch 20

Ajax

Achilles armor

Trojan Horse

Neoptolemus (Pyrrhus)

Sinon

Laocoon

quidquid id est, timeo danaos et dona ferentis

Cassandra

destruction of Troy (Vergil, Aeneid; Euripides, Trojan Women)

Nostoi

Aeschylus, Oresteia

Orestes

Electra

Clytemnestra

Erinyes


Ch 21

Odysseus

Odyssey

Calypso

Penelope

Telemachus

Lotus-Eaters

Cyclops/Polyphemus

Poseidon

Circe

Scylla and Carybdis

Sirens

Helius

Euryclea

Odysseus' bed

Winnowing fan



Ch 22

Aeneid

Roman Senate

Res publica

SPQR

Julius Caesar

Octavian "Augustus"

Numina and Sacrificium

Mars

Lares

Penates

Vesta

pietas / pius Aeneas

Venus

Anchises

Ascanius / Iulus

Dido

Carthage

Elysium

Turnus


Ch 23

Livy

Ab urbe condita

Romulus and Remus

Sabine Women

Apotheosis

Horatii

Lucretia

Brutus

Cincinnatus