Minyas (poem)

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Minyas (Greek: Μινυάς) was the title of an early Greek epic poem, probably dating to the 6th century BC, which is now lost and whose author is unknown. The very few fragments that survive (available in Greek in Davies' and Bernabé's editions, and in Greek and English translation edited by M. L. West) seem to have nothing to do with Minyas the ancient ruler of Orchomenus, however: it concerns the story of Theseus' and Pirithous's descent into the Underworld.