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Myths of Greece and Rome Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art

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[406] Onomacritus, 267, 269, 271.

Orphic Argonautics, 266.

Orphic Hymn, 188.

Ovid, 12, 35, 37, 44, 70, 118, 172, 173, 177, 178, 208, 255, 298, 299.

Pike, 61.

Pindar, 17, 168.

Pitt, 163, 196, 205.

Pope, 23, 39, 57, 77, 147, 156, 167, 168, 239, 292, 298, 299.

Potter, 166, 229, 246, 311, 315, 316.

Prior, 68, 143, 148, 174, 243, 283.

Quintus Smyrnæus, 307.

St. John, 242, 244.

Saxe, 62, 63, 77, 84, 119, 160, 253, 255.

Schiller, 121, 238.

Scott, 165.

S. G. B., 238.

Shakespeare, 44, 76, 139.

Shelley, 55, 103, 241.

Simonides, 241.

Somerville, 90.

Sophocles, 169, 232, 234, 236, 280, 281, 282, 283, 285, 286, 287, 288, 290, 331.

Southey, 91.

Spenser, 59, 82, 105.

Statius, 136, 138.

Swift, 75.

Tennyson, 59, 80, 105, 306, 307, 331, 339, 359.

Theocritus, 216, 310, 341.

Timocreon of Rhodes, 159.

Virgil, 41, 51, 64, 131, 142, 160, 161, 163, 168, 169, 182, 193, 196, 202, 205, 213, 224, 333, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367, 369, 370, 373, 374, 376, 377.

Warton, 182.

Wordsworth, 33, 65, 88, 223, 273, 295, 316, 317.

Worsley, 87.

Young, 202.

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GLOSSARY AND INDEX.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V Z

Ab-syr´tus.
Son of King Æetes of Colchis;
slain by Medea, 271.

A-by´dus.
A city of Asia Minor;
the home of Leander, 111-116.

A-chæ´us.
Grandson of Hellen, and ancestor of the Achaians, 38.

A-cha´i-ans.
Inhabitants of the province of Achaia, 38.

A-cha´tes.
Friend and inseparable companion of Æneas, 366, 367.

Ach-e-lo´us.
River in Greece, bearing the name of its god, 232.

Ach-e-men´i-des.
Ulysses’ sailor, rescued from Polyphemus by Æneas, 365.

Ach´e-ron.
1. River in Hades, 161;
Ulysses visits, 350;
Æneas crosses, 372.
2. Father of Furies, 163.

A-chil´les.
Son of Peleus and Thetis, 314-316;
surrenders Briseis, 318, 319;
the Greeks appeal to, 323-325;
slays Hector, 326-329;
death, 330;
in Happy Isles, 359;
father of Pyrrhus, 361;
significance, 394, 395.

A´cis.
Youth loved by Galatea, and slain by Polyphemus, 341.

A-cris´i-us.
King of Argos, and father of Danae, 240, 241, 249;
significance, 390, 391.

A-crop´o-lis.
Hill in Athens, the site of the Parthenon and Theseus’ temple, 262.

Ac-tæ´on.
Hunter changed to a stag by Diana, 100, 101.

Ad-me´te.
Daughter of Eurystheus, covets Hippolyte’s girdle, 223.

Ad-me´tus.
King of Thessaly, served by Apollo, and saved from death by Alcestis, 64, 65;
Hercules restores Alcestis to, 230;
one of the Argonauts, 266;
in Calydonian Hunt, 275;
significance, 386.

A-do´nis.
Hunter loved by Venus and slain by a boar, 108-110;
significance, 195, 389.

A-dras´tus.
King of Argos;
his horse Arion, 153;
father of Hippodamia, 260;
sends expedition against Thebes, 287.

Æ´a-cus.
One of the three judges of the dead in Hades, 163.

Æ-æ´a.
Island inhabited by Circe and visited by Ulysses, 347-350.

Æ-e´tes.
King of Colchis, father of Medea and Absyrtus, 268, 271;
brother of Circe, 347;
significance, 392.

Æ-ge´an Sea.
Delos chained in, 62;
Arion borne by dolphins in, 82, 83;
named after Ægeus, 259.

Æ-ge´us.
King of Athens;
father of Theseus, 250, 252, 253;
drowns himself, 259;
significance, 391.

Æ´gis.
Shield or breastplate of Minerva and Jupiter, 58;
loaned to Perseus, 243;
bears Medusa’s head, 249.

Æ-gis´thus.
Murderer of Agamemnon;
slain by Orestes, 336.

Æg´le.
One of the Heliades;
changed to a poplar tree, 87.

Æ-gyp´tus.
Brother of Danaus, 166.

Æ-ne´a-dæ.
City which Æneas proposed to found in Thrace, 363.

Æ-ne´as.
Son of Venus and Anchises, 111;
Æneas’ descendants, 140;
worship introduced into Italy by, 198;
hero of Virgil’s Æneid, 360-377.

[408] Æ-ne´as Sil´vi-a.
Son of Æneas;
founder of Alba Longa, 377.

Æ-ne´id.
Virgil’s epic poem on the adventures of Æneas, 374.

Æ-o´li-a.
1. Same as Æolian Islands.
2. In Asia Minor, near Ægean Sea, 214.

Æ-o´li-an Islands.
The home of Æolus, god of the winds, 213, 346;
supposed to be Lipari Islands, 213.

Æ-o´li-an Race.
Descendants of Æolus, son of Hellen, 38.

Æ´o-lus.
1. God of the winds, 213-215;
Juno’s bargain with, 266;
gift to Ulysses, 346;
destruction of Æneas’ fleet, 365;
significance, 400.
2. Son of Hellen, founder of the Æolian race, 38.

Æs-cu-la´pi-us.
Son of Apollo and Coronis, 63, 64;
Machaon, son of, 331;
significance, 387.

Æ´son.
Father of Jason, 263;
rejuvenated by Medea, 273.

Æ´ther.
God of light, 13;
dethroned, 17.

Æ´thra.
Princess of Trœzene, 250;
mother of Theseus, 253;
Helen intrusted to, 260;
significance, 391.

Æt´na.
Volcano in Sicily, 183;
the tomb of Enceladus, 24;
forge of Vulcan, 145, 148, 326;
Ceres’ visit to, 187.

Æ-to´li-a.
Country between Epirus and Locris, 275.

Af´ri-ca.
Hercules’ visit to, 226, 227.

Afterthought.
Name given to Epimetheus, 25.

Ag-a-mem´non.
Chief of the expedition against Troy, 314-319;
return of, 336;
troops of, 361;
significance, 394.

A-ga´ve.
Mother of Pentheus;
infuriated by Bacchus, slays her son, 182.

A-ge´nor.
Father of Europa, Cadmus, Cilix, Phœnix, 44-47.

Ag-la´ia.
One of the Graces;
an attendant of Venus, 105.

A-ï´des.
Same as Pluto;
significance, 401.

A-ï-do´neus.
Same as Pluto, god of the Infernal Regions, 159.

A´jax.
Greek hero in Trojan war, 314;
Patroclus’ corpse recovered by, 328;
insanity of, 330.

Al´ba Lon´ga.
City in Italy founded by Æneas Silvia, 377.

Al-ces´tis.
Wife of Admetus;
dies to save his life, 65;
restored by Hercules, 230.

Al-ci´des.
Same as Hercules, 216;
lion skin of, 220;
Deianeira accompanies, 234;
Deianeira’s charm for, 236;
pose of, 239.

Al-cim´e-de.
Queen of Iolcus;
mother of Jason, 263.

Al-cin´o-us.
Phæacian king, enables Ulysses to reach Ithaca, 355.

Al-cip´pe.
Daughter of Mars;
carried off by Halirrhothius, 139.

Alc-me´ne.
Wife of Jupiter, and mother of Hercules, 28, 216;
significance, 389.

A-lec´to.
One of the Furies, 163;
sent by Juno to kindle war between Æneas and the Latins, 373.

A-lec´try-on.
Servant of Mars;
changed to a cock, 106, 107.

Al-phe´us.
1. River of Peloponnesus;
dammed to clean Augean stable, 221.
2. The river god who pursued Arethusa, 190-193.

Al-thæ´a.
Mother of Meleager, 275, 276.

Am-al-the´a.
Goat which nursed Jupiter, 21.

Am-a-se´nus.
River over which Metabus flung Camilla, 373.

A-ma´ta.
Wife of Latinus, 372;
driven mad by Alecto, 373;
suicide of, 376.

Am´a-zons.
Nation of warlike women;
Hercules visits, 224;
Theseus visits, 259;
Bellerophon visits, 295;
Queen of the, 329.

Am-bro´si-a.
Celestial food used by the gods, 41;
gods deprived of, 84.

Am´mon.
Temple of Jupiter in Libya, 48.

A´mor.
Same as Eros, Cupid, etc.;
god of love, 13;
son of Venus and Mars, 107.

Am-phi´on.
Son of Jupiter and Antiope;
musician;
King of Thebes, 80-82.

Am-phi-tri´te.
Same as Salacia, queen of the sea;
wife of Neptune, 154, 158;
train of, 155;
significance, 397.

[409] An-chi´ses.
Husband of Venus, 111;
father of Æneas, 360-362;
prophecy recalled by, 364;
death of, 365;
death anniversary of, 369;
Æneas’ visit to, 370-372.

An-ci´le.
Shield of Mars, guarded by the Salii in Rome, 143.

An-dræ´mon.
Husband of Dryope;
saw her changed to a tree, 298.

An-drom´a-che.
Wife of Hector;
parting of Hector and, 321-323;
grief of, 328;
captivity of, 365.

An-drom´e-da.
Daughter of Celeus and Cassiopeia;
saved by Perseus, 246-249;
significance, 391.

An-tæ´us.
Giant son of Gæa;
defender of the Pygmies;
slain by Hercules, 227, 228.

An-te´i-a.
Wife of Prœtus;
accuses Bellerophon falsely, 291;
significance, 393.

An´te-ros.
God of passion, 107, 108;
son of Venus and Mars, 140.

An-tig´o-ne.
Daughter of Œdipus and Jocasta;
buried alive, 285-288;
significance, 393.

An-tin´o-us.
One of Penelope’s suitors;
slain by Ulysses, 358.

An-ti´o-pe.
Wife of Jupiter;
mother of Amphion and Zethus;
persecuted by Dirce, 80.

A-pha´re-us.
Father of Castor’s murderer, 279.

Aph-ro-di´te.
Same as Venus, Dione, etc., 103, 105;
significance, 399.

A-pol´lo.
Same as Phœbus, Sol, and Helios, 61-91;
god of the sun, music, poetry, and medicine, 55;
Diana’s brother, 93;
Niobe’s sons slain by, 94;
Mars and Venus seen by, 106, 107;
Mercury steals cattle of, 132-134;
giants slain by, 139;
walls built by, 151, 152;
Marpessa claimed by, 155;
Vesta loved by, 198;
Janus, son of, 205;
oracles of, 280, 281;
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