Polydora

Summary

Polydora (/ˌpɒlɪˈdɔːrə/; Ancient Greek: Πολυδώρᾱ in Attic and Πολυδώρη in Ionic, means 'many-gifts' or 'the shapely'[1]) was the name of several characters in Greek mythology:

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Bane, Theresa (2013). Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology. McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers. p. 279. ISBN 9780786471119.
  2. ^ Kerényi, Carl (1951). The Gods of the Greeks. London: Thames and Hudson. p. 41.
  3. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 354
  4. ^ Antoninus Liberalis, 32
  5. ^ Scholiast on Apollonius Rhodius, 1.1212
  6. ^ Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, 1.152 with a reference to Peisander for Polydora
  7. ^ Apollodorus, 3.10.3
  8. ^ Theocritus, Idyll 22.206; Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 1.152, with a reference to Theocritus for Laocoosa
  9. ^ Apollodorus, 3.13.4; Eustathius on Homer, p. 321
  10. ^ Homer, Iliad 16.177
  11. ^ Apollodorus, 3.13.4
  12. ^ Pausanias, 4.2.7
  13. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 163

Bibliography

  • Antoninus Liberalis, The Metamorphoses of Antoninus Liberalis translated by Francis Celoria (Routledge 1992). Online version at the Topos Text Project.
  • Apollodorus, The Library with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1921. ISBN 0-674-99135-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • Hesiod, Theogony from The Homeric Hymns and Homerica with an English Translation by Hugh G. Evelyn-White, Cambridge, MA.,Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1914. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • Homer, The Iliad with an English Translation by A.T. Murray, Ph.D. in two volumes. Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1924. ISBN 978-0674995796. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Homer, Homeri Opera in five volumes. Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1920. ISBN 978-0198145318. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Kerényi, Carl, The Gods of the Greeks, Thames and Hudson, London, 1951.
  • Pausanias, Description of Greece with an English Translation by W.H.S. Jones, Litt.D., and H.A. Ormerod, M.A., in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1918. ISBN 0-674-99328-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library
  • Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio. 3 vols. Leipzig, Teubner. 1903. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Theocritus, Idylls from The Greek Bucolic Poets translated by Edmonds, J M. Loeb Classical Library Volume 28. Cambridge, MA. Harvard Univserity Press. 1912. Online version at theoi.com
  • Theocritus, Idylls edited by R. J. Cholmeley, M.A. London. George Bell & Sons. 1901. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
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