Talaus

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In Greek mythology, Talaus /ˈtæliəs/ (Ancient Greek: Ταλαός) was the king of Argos and one of the Argonauts.[1] He was the son of Bias (or Perialces) and Pero. His wife was Lysimache, daughter of Abas (also known as Eurynome, Lysippe[2] or Lysianassa, daughter of Polybus[3]). He was the father of Adrastus, Aristomachus, Astynome, Eriphyle, Mecisteus, Metidice, and Pronax.[4][5][6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2. 118
  2. ^ Scholia on Plato, p. 419 ed. Bekker (937, 26 ed. Baiter)
  3. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 2.6.6
  4. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1.9.13
  5. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 70
  6. ^ Pindar, Nemean Ode 9. 16

References[edit]

  • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica translated by Robert Cooper Seaton (1853-1915), R. C. Loeb Classical Library Volume 001. London, William Heinemann Ltd, 1912. Online version at the Topos Text Project.
  • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica. George W. Mooney. London. Longmans, Green. 1912. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Barthall, Edward E. Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece. University of Miami Press, 1971, ISBN 0-87024-165-6, pp. 105–106.
  • Gaius Julius Hyginus, Fabulae from The Myths of Hyginus translated and edited by Mary Grant. University of Kansas Publications in Humanistic Studies. Online version at the Topos Text Project.
  • Pausanias, Description of Greece with an English Translation by W.H.S. Jones, Litt.D., and H.A. Ormerod, M.A., in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1918. ISBN 0-674-99328-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library
  • Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio. 3 vols. Leipzig, Teubner. 1903. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Pindar, Odes translated by Diane Arnson Svarlien. 1990. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Pindar, The Odes of Pindar including the Principal Fragments with an Introduction and an English Translation by Sir John Sandys, Litt.D., FBA. Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1937. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Pseudo-Apollodorus, The Library with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1921. ISBN 0-674-99135-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • Smith, Willam. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, v. 3, page 971