Aegle (mythology)

Aegle (Ancient Greek: Αἴγλη "brightness" or "dazzling light") is the name of several different figures in Greek mythology:

Classical Literature SourcesEdit

Aegle

Chronological listing of classical literature sources for Aigle or Aegle:

  • Hesiod, Catalogues of Women and Eoiae 76 (trans. Evelyn-White) (Greek epic poetry C8th to C7th BC)
  • Hesiod, Doubtful Fragment 5 (trans. Evelyn-White) (Greek epic poetry C8th to C7th BC)
  • Anonymous, Paean of Dium (or Erythrae) 130 (Lyra Graeca trans. Edmonds 1927 Vol. 3 p. 483-485) (C6th BC to C5th BC)
  • Scholiast on Aeschylus, Fragments Eliades (Aeschylus trans. Weir Smtyh 1926 Vol 2 p. 402)
  • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 4. 1390 - 1451 (trans. Coleridge) (Greek epic poetry C3rd BC)
  • Scholiast on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 4. 1396 (The Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius trans. Coleridge 1889 p. 195)
  • Virgil, Eclogue 6. 20 ff (trans. Fairclough) (Roman poetry C1st BC)
  • Scholiast on  P. Oxy. 4099, Mythological Compendium lns 6,13 (The Oxyrhynchus Papyri trans. Fowler 1995 Vol 61 p. 56) (Greek mythography C1st BC to 1stAD)
  • Pliny the Elder, Natural History 35. 40. 137 (trans. Rackham) (Roman encyclopedia C1st AD)
  • Lucan, Pharsalia 9. 358 ff (trans. Riley) (Roman poetry C1st AD)
  • Scholiast on Lucan, Pharsalia 9. 362 (The Pharsalia of Lucan trans. Riley 1853 p. 358)
  • Plutarch, Theseus 20. 1 ff (trans. Perrin) (Greek history C1st to C2nd AD)
  • Plutarch, Theseus 28. 2 ff
  • Pseudo-Apollodorus, The Library 2. 5. 11 ff (trans. Frazer) (Greek mythography C2nd AD)
  • Pausanias, Description of Greece 9. 35. 5 ff (trans. Frazer) (Greek mythography C2nd AD)
  • Pseudo-Hyginus, Fabulae Preface (trans. Grant) (Roman mythography C2nd AD)
  • Pseudo-Hyginus, Fabulae 154
  • Pseudo-Hyginus, Fabulae 156
  • Diogenes Laertius, Fragment 317 (Stoicorum Veterum Fragmenta Arnim 1964 Vols 1 p.69) (Greek biography C3 AD)
  • Proclus, Proclus on the Timeus of Plato 4 (trans. T. Taylor) (Greek Philosophy C5 AD)
  • Scholiast on Proclus, Proclus on the Timeus of Plato 4 (Commentaries of Proclus on the Timaeus of Plato trans. T. Taylor 1820 Vol 2 p. 292)
  • Nonnos, Dionysiaca 14. 221 (trans. Rouse) (Greek epic poetry C5th AD)
  • Suidas s.v. Ἠπιόνη (trans. Hedlam in Herodas 1922 p. 176 ) (Greco-Byzantine Lexicon C10th AD)
  • Second Vatican Mythographer, Scriptores rerum mythicarum, 161 Aurea poma (ed. Bode) (Greek and Roman mythography C11th AD)
  • Third Vatican Mythographer, Scriptores rerum mythicarum 13 Hurcules 5. 42 ff (ed. Bode) (Greek and Roman mythography C11th AD to C13th AD)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Suda, s.v. Ἠπιόνη
  2. ^ Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia 35.40.31
  3. ^ Hermippus, in Scholia in Aristophanes, Plutos 701
  4. ^ Greenhill, William Alexander (1867), "Aegle (5)", in Smith, William (ed.), Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston, p. 27
  5. ^ Virgil, Eclogues 6.20
  6. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 9.35.1
  7. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 154 & 156
  8. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2.5.11
  9. ^ Servius. Commentary on Virgil's Aeneid, 4.84
  10. ^ Plutarch, Theseus 20
  11. ^ Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae 13. p. 557
  12. ^ Schmitz, Leonhard (1867), "Aegle (1), (2), (3) and (4)", in Smith, William (ed.), Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston, p. 27

ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "Aegle". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.