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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Epigraphy, Ig Vii, 2727
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1. Plutarch, Mark Antony, 32 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

2. Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.40.2-1.40.3, 1.44.4, 3.22.12 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

1.40.2. Not far from this fountain is an ancient sanctuary, and in our day likenesses stand in it of Roman emperors, and a bronze image is there of Artemis surnamed Saviour. There is a story that a detachment of the army of Mardonius, having over run Megaris 479 B.C., wished to return to Mardonius at Thebes, but that by the will of Artemis night came on them as they marched, and missing their way they turned into the hilly region. Trying to find out whether there was a hostile force near they shot some missiles. The rock near groaned when struck, and they shot again with greater eagerness 1.40.3. until at last they used up all their arrows thinking that they were shooting at the enemy. When the day broke, the Megarians attacked, and being men in armour fighting against men without armour who no longer had even a supply of missiles, they killed the greater number of their opponents. For this reason they had an image made of Artemis Saviour. Here are also images of the gods named the Twelve, said to be the work of Praxiteles. But the image of Artemis herself was made by Strongylion. 1.44.4. The hilly part of Megaris borders upon Boeotia, and in it the Megarians have built the city Pagae and another one called Aegosthena . As you go to Pagae, on turning a little aside from the highway, you are shown a rock with arrows stuck all over it, into which the Persians once shot in the night. In Pagae a noteworthy relic is a bronze image of Artemis surnamed Saviour, in size equal to that at Megara and exactly like it in shape. There is also a hero-shrine of Aegialeus, son of Adrastus. When the Argives made their second attack on Thebes he died at Glisas early in the first battle, and his relatives carried him to Pagae in Megaris and buried him, the shrine being still called the Aegialeum. 3.22.12. When the inhabitants of these cities were expelled, they were anxious to know where they ought to settle, and an oracle was given them that Artemis would show them where they were to dwell. When therefore they had gone on shore, and a hare appeared to them, they looked upon the hare as their guide on the way. When it dived into a myrtle tree, they built a city on the site of the myrtle, and down to this day they worship that myrtle tree, and name Artemis Saviour.
3. Epigraphy, Epigr. Tou Oropou, 521, 523-525, 528-529, 293

4. Epigraphy, Ig Ii, 380, 676, 1496

5. Epigraphy, Ig Vii, 2871



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
agon apobasis Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
agorakritos of paros Lalone, Athena Itonia: Geography and Meaning of an Ancient Greek War Goddess (2019) 125
amphiaraia, overhauls of Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
amphiaraia, rhomaia Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
ares Lalone, Athena Itonia: Geography and Meaning of an Ancient Greek War Goddess (2019) 125
artemis soteira, and warfare Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
artemis soteira, as the most popular soteira Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
artemis soteira, in boeae Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
artemis soteira, multiple functions of Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
athena itonia in boiotia, putative chthonic elements Lalone, Athena Itonia: Geography and Meaning of an Ancient Greek War Goddess (2019) 125
cornelius sulla, lucius, and the amphiareion Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
diisoteria Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
diosoteria Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
first mithridatic war, festivals in the aftermath of Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
inscribed location, of victor lists Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
inscriptions' Lalone, Athena Itonia: Geography and Meaning of an Ancient Greek War Goddess (2019) 125
mummius, lucius Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
rome, romans Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
soteria (festival), in akraiphia Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
soteria (festival), in delphi Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
soteria (festival), in megalopolis Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
soteria (festival), in priene Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
stadion Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
stele, stelai Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
victor lists, of the amphiaraia and rhomaia Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
victors, at the great amphiaraia/ amphiaraia and rhomaia Wilding, Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos (2022) 249
zeus, everything, ultimate control over Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
zeus, statue by agorakritos Lalone, Athena Itonia: Geography and Meaning of an Ancient Greek War Goddess (2019) 125
zeus soter, and personal needs Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
zeus soter, as the most popular saviour Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
zeus soter, multiple functions of Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
zeus soter, on rhodes Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
zeus soter, religious associations of Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145