And after these Antiope the queen, daughter of the aged son of Nauboius, bare her youngest child, golden-haired Iolea.'
`Or like her (Antiope) whom Boeotian Hyria nurtured as a maid.'
"Next to her I saw Antiope
, daughter to Asopus, who could boast of having slept in the arms of even Jove himself, and who bore him two sons Amphion and Zethus.
Temos apenas fragmentos da Antiope
, mas sabemos que uma das cenas mais populares na epoca --talvez justamente pela citacao de Platao (Collard, Cropp, 2008, p.
Who has such a hatred, one might almost say, for the very name of Roman, as to despise and reject the Medea of Ennius or the Antiope
of Pacuvius, and give as his reason that though he enjoys the corresponding plays of Euripides he cannot endure books written in Latin?" (5-7).
The character chosen for this exercise is Queen Antiope
, from Mistress of Mistresses, the first volume of Eddison's incomplete Zimiamvia Cycle.
(102-03) In other words, the "femme-fontaine" is modeled after the nymph (or Antiope
) and is similar to the nude "femme-fontaine" in Fetes venitiennes (see fig.
The challenge falls to the tragedians to realise this possibility, and Trivigno suggests that Euripides' Antiope
is a prime candidate.
And there was Jove once again, but now in the form of a satyr, taking lovely Antiope
, sowing the seeds of her twins ...........................................................