The Oracles of Zeus: Dodona, Olympia, Ammon

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7, 7, Io; EM, 709, 36; Sch. A, Il. I6, 234 and Eust. Il~ I057, fifty seven; additionally and not using a connection with Pindar in Sch. T, Il. I6, 235· Selloi, S. Tr. 1167; Eur. fr. 367; Arist. Mete. 572 a 4I. Hellopia, Hes. fr. I34> I. 21 Apollodorus, F. Gr. Hist. 244 f. I81 and 198. 22 yevos Sch. B. T. Il. e6vos, Alexander of Pleuron ap Sch. A. Il. 23 Sch. A, Il. sixteen, 235, Andron, F. Gr. Hist .. 10 f. four and f. I6 b, exhibiting that he most likely attached Dodona with a migration of the Pelasgi to Tyrrhenia. 24 For the view that the practices have been a kind of as~is, see e. g. zero. Kern, P. W. s. v. Dodona (Vol. five, col. 1269) and faith der Griechen, I, I8I ff. For the opposite view that they have been simply good points of primitive barbarism, M. Nilsson; Geschichte, P, 427, and N. G. L. Hammond, Epirus, 372. such a lot students could most likely agree that Homer implies within the context a few connection among the practices pointed out and the worship of Zeus, and mustn't ever be presupposed to have inserted those epithets as a normal description of the cultural features of the Selloi. 25 For incubation at Dodona our basically historical facts is Eust. Il. 1057, 6I, pertaining to Lycophron, 223. There the be aware TOIJ. OVpe is used with a common that means of prophet and is via a point out of prophecy by means of desires. however it is apparent within the context that there's no connection among the 2 sentences corresponding to could indicate an organization of a prophet of Dodona with oneiromancy. Eustathius or his resource seems to be embroidering on a misinterpretation of Lycophron. consequently Bouche-Leclerq, II, 295, isn't really justified in saying that 18 THE ORACLES OF ZEUS Lycophron gave proof of incubation at Dodona. The perform there's denied via Kern, P. W. , l. c. those that think in incubation at Dodona attach it, a bit of mockingly, with Dione as an earth-goddess, notwithstanding the single foundation for the speculation is eventually this passage describing the prophets of Zeus. 26 Sch. A, Il. I6, 235; Hsch. s. v. \rrro· In 7, 20 Athena and Apollo meet 1rapa , it sounds as if on the Skaian gate, and in 7, 6o they perch ecp' U\vT}Aij 1TaTpos . 6. tos alyt6xoto. Leaf doubts even if the oak in booklet five is equal to the others, and argues that every one oaks have been sacred to Zeus. 31 The Argo in Homer, Od. 12, 70. The earliest connection with the beam, Aeschylus, fr. 20 = PhiloJudaeus, 2, 468, the place it sort of feels to suggest that the Argo spoke to avoid slaves coming aboard: no longer differently in extant literature. the traditional events are: (I) on the departure from Thessaly, A. R. 1, 525, Orph. A, 263; (! 2) on the climax of the voyage, A. R. four, 580 (a hurricane within the Adriatic), Orph.

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