ORPHEUS / ARGONAUTICA (IX)


(BEING  CONTINUED FROM  4/09/14-bookii)

And the son of  AEson declared his lineage and the name  of each of his crew, and the commands of Pelias, and how
they were entertained by the women of Lemnos, and all  that they did in Cyzicus, city of the Doliones, and how
they came to Mysia and CKios, where they left the hero  Heracles against their will ; also he declared the message
of Glaucus, and told how they smote the Bebryces and  Aniycus, and of the prophecies and misery of Phineus, and
how they escaped the Cyanean rocks, and met the son of  Leto at the island. And the heart of Lycus was charmed
at listening to his tale, and thus spake he amongst them  all :

” My friends, what a man is he whose aid ye have lost  in your long, long voyage to JSetes ! For well I mind seeing
him here in the halls of my father Dascylus, what time he  came hither a foot through the mainland of Asia, bringing
the girdle of Hippolyte,3 the warrior queen ; but me he found

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(TO BE CONTINUED)

By Apollonius  εκ ροδου

TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH PROSE FROM THE  TEXT OF R. MEKKEL  EDWARD P. COLERIDGE, B.A.E COLL. ORIEL, OXON.

LONDON :GEORGE BELL AND SONS, YORK STREET,COVENT GARDEN.
1889.

NOTES

3 To fetch the girdle of Hippolyte, queen of the Amazons, daughter

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