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  • For the account which the author of the poem called the Theseid gives of this rising of the Amazons, how Antiope, to revenge herself upon

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • The above is all that is worthy of mention about the Amazons; for, as to the story which the author of the 'Theseid' relates about this attack of the Amazons being brought about by Antiope to revenge herself upon Theseus for his marriage with Phaedra, and how she and her

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume I

  • The songs which spoke of their own great ancestor were, no doubt, of far inferior sublimity and popularity, or, at first sight, a Theseid would have been much more likely to have emanated from an Athenian synod of compilers of ancient song, than an

    The Odyssey of Homer

  • Hence the error, as it appears, of all poets who have composed a Heracleid, a Theseid, or other poems of the kind.


  • The verses she received on that theme would have made a _Theseid_, those she had to hear would have kept the rhapsodists for a twelve-month, those she saw the very Sala del Consiglio could not have contained.

    Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso

  • Professor E. Fantham suggests to me that Ovid may here be providing Albinovanus with material for the part of his _Theseid_ dealing with Theseus 'expedition against the Amazons.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • _Theseid_ Albinovanus is engaged on: just as Theseus was faithful, so

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Stunned with hoarse Codrus 'Theseid, o'er and o'er?

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • One sees, therefore, the mistake of all the poets who have written a _Heracleid_, a _Theseid_, or similar poems; they suppose that, because Heracles was one man, the story also of Heracles must be one story.

    Poetics. English

  • The former, besides a _Theseid_, wrote a narrative and descriptive poem in the epic manner, on the northern campaigns of Germanicus, the latter was the author of an epic on the conflict with Antonius, which was kept alive for a short time by court favour; the stupid and amiable aide-de-camp of

    Latin Literature


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