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Page's edition of the fragments of Boeotian Corinna's verse.
I committed all the gates to memory, in their order, which did not cost me so much trouble as it would have done at the hundred-gated city, there being only five; nor were they so hard to remember as those seven of Boeotian Thebes; and, moreover, I thought that, if seven champions were enough against the latter, one would be enough against Quebec, though he bore for all armor and device only an umbrella and a bundle.
A battle had taken place between the women and Boeotian peasants, but the frenzied women, although victorious over the peasants, did not harm them.
In the Boeotian form of the legend, Hippomenes takes the place of Melanion.
The Boeotian river, Asopus, prevents the Argive soldiers from advancing and they hesitate to cross it (7.
In 379 BC a group of Theban democrats overthrew their ruling oligarchs, who where puppets to Spartan overseers, and instituted the Boeotian confederate democracy which was free from the outside influence of other cities.
Mountjoy, Mycenaean Pottery from Orchomenos, Eutresis, and Other Boeotian Sites, Munich 1983.
By allowing the Muses to speak in their "own voice" and express their reaction to the situation in which they find themselves (that is, their reaction to the Boeotian shepherd they have just seen or encountered), Hesiod draws attention to their act of seeing, or focalization.
Thus additional Boeotian terracotta figurines capture a balding old man offering grapes to a young solitary girl, in a touching scene that suggests love for a grandchild--similar to a picture from a black-figure Attic vase that portrays a young boy learning the craft of shoemaking surrounded by the company of older adults.
55 can also mislead by giving undue prominence to certain isolated facts of Thessalian, Boeotian, and Central Cretan (cf.
And when Dicaeopolis in Acharnians says that it has been six years since he brought out the phallic image used at the Rural Dionysia, and six years since he last ate Boeotian eel, these are not simple references to the effects of six years of war, but yet again a swipe at Pericles, who, about five year's ago, along with thousands of others, had caught the plague.