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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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1. Homer, Iliad, 6.146-6.149 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

6.146. / Great-souled son of Tydeus, wherefore inquirest thou of my lineage? Even as are the generations of leaves, such are those also of men. As for the leaves, the wind scattereth some upon the earth, but the forest, as it bourgeons, putteth forth others when the season of spring is come; even so of men one generation springeth up and another passeth away. 6.147. / Great-souled son of Tydeus, wherefore inquirest thou of my lineage? Even as are the generations of leaves, such are those also of men. As for the leaves, the wind scattereth some upon the earth, but the forest, as it bourgeons, putteth forth others when the season of spring is come; even so of men one generation springeth up and another passeth away. 6.148. / Great-souled son of Tydeus, wherefore inquirest thou of my lineage? Even as are the generations of leaves, such are those also of men. As for the leaves, the wind scattereth some upon the earth, but the forest, as it bourgeons, putteth forth others when the season of spring is come; even so of men one generation springeth up and another passeth away. 6.149. / Great-souled son of Tydeus, wherefore inquirest thou of my lineage? Even as are the generations of leaves, such are those also of men. As for the leaves, the wind scattereth some upon the earth, but the forest, as it bourgeons, putteth forth others when the season of spring is come; even so of men one generation springeth up and another passeth away.
2. Homer, Odyssey, 8.489 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

3. Mimnermus of Colophon, Fragments, 2 (7th cent. BCE - 6th cent. BCE)

4. Pindar, Nemean Odes, 3.13-3.16 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

5. Simonides, Fragments, 542 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6. Plato, Protagoras, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

339a. of a man’s education is to be skilled in the matter of verses; that is, to be able to apprehend, in the utterances of the poets, what has been rightly and what wrongly composed, and to know how to distinguish them and account for them when questioned. Accordingly my question now will be on the same subject that you and I are now debating, namely virtue, but taken in connexion with poetry: that will be the only difference. Now, Simonides, I think, somewhere remarks to Scopas, the son of Creon of Thessaly —
7. Mimnermus, Fragments, 2



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
alexandria Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
argumentation Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
bacchylides Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
base, of statue Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 273
ceos Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 137, 311
chios Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 137
derveni papyrus de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 361
epinicion Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
ibycus Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
iliad Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 137
mimnermus Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 137
moralising Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
odysseus Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 137
oral Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 137
orpheus, literary author de Jáuregui, Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity (2010) 361
pindar Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311; Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 273
pittacus Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 137, 311
plato, protagoras Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
praise Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
scopas Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
simonides Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 137, 311; Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 273
statues, bases of Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 273
statues, honorific Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 273
svenbro, jesper Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 273
texts, encomiastic' Steiner, Images in Mind: Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought (2001) 273
thermopylae Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
thessaly Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311
tyranny Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 311