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" This monster had the face of a woman, the body and feet and tail of a lion, and the wings of a bird... "
Gods and Heroes of the Greeks: The Library of Apollodorus - Sivu 145
tekijä(t) Apol·lodor (d'Atenes), Apollodorus, Apollodorus Atheniensis - 1976 - 311 sivua
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A summary of geography and history. [With] A geographical index

Alexander Adam - 1794
...him to be his father. At this time a monfter, called SPHINX, (having the face of a woman, the bread, feet, and tail of a lion, and the wings of a bird, hence called Oedipodionit^ales, Stat. Theb. ii. 505.) infclled the territory of Thebes ; propofing...

A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Cook's Hesiod. Fawke's ...

1795
...note. Ver. jc8. Sphinx is thus def.ribed hy Apollodortu; • ihe had the bread and face of a woman, the feet and tail of a lion, and the wings of a bird." Le Clerc ha« this interpretation, which fee ms the racfi reafooable,of this mobile". After deriving...

A Summary of Geography and History, Both Ancient and Modern ...: With an ...

Alexander Adam - 1802 - 858 sivua
...to be his father. At this time я moníler, called SPHINX, (having the face of a woman, the bread, feet, and tail of a lion, and the wings of a bird, hence calltd Oedipodisnia ales, Stat. Theb. ii. 505.) infefted t'ie territory of Thebes; propofing...

The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...note. Ver. 508. Sphinx is thus described by Apollodorus; ' she had the breast and face of a womap, the feet and tail of a lion, and the wings of a bird.' Le Clerc has this interpretation, which seems the most reasonable, of this monster. After deriving...

The Mythology of Ancient Greece and Italy

Thomas Keightley - 1838 - 564 sivua
...monster named the Sphinx*, sprung from Typhon and Echidna. She had the face of a woman ; the breast, feet, and tail of a lion ; and the wings of a bird. She had been taught riddles by the Muses, and she sat on the Phicean Hill and propounded one to the...

A Classical Dictionary: Containing ... Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient ...

Charles Anthon - 1841
...monster named the Sphinx to ravage the territory of Thebes. It had the face of a woman, the breast, feet, and tail of a lion, and the wings of a bird. This monster had been taught riddles by the Muses, and she eat on the Phicean Hill, and propounded...

Grecian and Roman Mythology

Mary Ann Dwight - 1849 - 451 sivua
...water could quench." THE SPHINX. The Sphinx was a monster which had the face of a woman, the breast, feet, and tail of a lion, and the wings of a bird. Juno, always hostile to the city of Dionysos, sent this monster to ravage the territory of Thebes....

Grecian and Roman Mythology for Schools

Mary Ann Dwight - 1864 - 451 sivua
...have killed the Chimaera. . THE SPHINX. The Sphinx was a monster with the face of a woman, the breast, feet, and tail of a lion, and the wings of a bird. Juno, always hostile to the city of Dionysos, sent this monster to ravage the territory of Thebes....

A History of Greece from the Earliest Times to the Present, Nide 1

Telemachus Thomas Timayenis - 1880
...against that land, were tormenting it by a frightful monster with the face of a •woman, the breast, feet, and tail of a lion, and the wings of a bird. This creature, which was called the Sphinx, propound2 ed a riddle to all who approached her, and, on...

The Archaeological Journal, Nide 47

1890
...to throttle. The Greek sphinx was supposed to have the face, perhaps breast, of a woman, the body, feet, and tail of a lion, and the wings of a bird, and from this time onwards the sphinx is, as a rule, female, and only occurs as male in imitative representations...




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