The Argonautica

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1001 (return)
[ "Or of Naucratis", according to Aelian and Athenaeus.]

1002 (return)
[ Anth. Pal. xl. 275.]

1003 (return)
[ iii. 117-124.]

1004 (return)
[ e.g. compare "Aen." iv. 305 foll. with Ap. Rh. iv. 355 foll.; "Aen." iv. 327-330 with Ap. Rh. I. 897, 898; "Aen." iv. 522 foll., with Ap. Rh. iii. 744 foll.]


1101 (return)
[ i.e. God of embarcation.]

1102 (return)
[ Or, reading EKTOTHEN, "they strongly girded the ship outside with a well-twisted rope." In either case there is probably no allusion to YPOZOMATA (ropes for undergirding) which were carried loose and only used in stormy weather.]

1103 (return)
[ i.e. God of the shore.]

1104 (return)
[ i.e. The Starting.]

1105 (return)
[ Samothrace.]

1106 (return)
[ i.e. god of disembarcation.]

1107 (return)
[ Cleite means illustrious.]

1108 (return)
[ i.e. to avoid grinding it at home.]

1109 (return)
[ [Rhea].]


1201 (return)
[ i.e. [Polydeuces].]

1202 (return)
[ i.e. Saviour of Sailors.]

1203 (return)
[ i.e. through the ravine that divides the headland.]

1204 (return)
[ i.e. river of fair dances.]

1205 (return)
[ i.e. the bedchamber.]

1206 (return)
[ The north-west wind.]

1207 (return)
[ Called "Mossynes".]

1208 (return)
[ i.e. without exacting gifts from the bridegroom. So in the "Iliad" ix. 146: [Agamemnon] offers Achilles any of his three daughters ANAEONOS.]


1301 (return)
[ i.e. the fight between the gods and the [giants].]

1302 (return)
[ i.e. the Shining One.]

1303 (return)
[ A name of [Ares].]

Note 1304: i.e. the liquid that flows in the veins of gods. (missing anchor)

Note 1305: Or, reading MENIM, "took no heed of the cause of wrath with the stranger-folk. (missing anchor)


1401 (return)
[ The allusion is to Sesotris. See Herodotus ii. 102 foll.]

1402 (return)
[ Or, reading EMETEREN, "into our sea". The Euxine is meant in any case and the word Ionian is therefore wrong.]

1403 (return)
[ Apollonius seems to have thought that the Po, the Rhone, and the Rhine are all connected together.]

1404 (return)
[ i.e. like the scrapings from skin, APOSTLEGGISMATA; see Strabo p. 224 for this adventure.]

1405 (return)
[ The "Symplegades" are referred to, where help was given by [Athena], not by Hera. It is strange that no mention is made of the "Planctae", properly so called, past which they are soon to be helped. Perhaps some lines have fallen out.]

1406 (return)
[ i.e. the Mighty One.]

1407 (return)
[ i.e. the Wanderers.]

1408 (return)
[ A fabulous metal, resembling gold in appearance.]

1409 (return)
[ i.e. the Sickle-island.]

1410 (return)
[ The old name of [Corinth].]

1411 (return)
[ This seems to be the only possible translation, but the optative is quite anomalous. We should expect EKOMIZES.]

1412 (return)
[ An old name of the Peloponnesus.]

1413 (return)
[ i.e. the isle of Revealing.]

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