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  Arctinus of Miletus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arctinus of Miletus was a legendary or semi-legendary Greek epic poet.
Phaenias of Eresus placed him in the 7th century BC and claimed that he was defeated by Lesches of Pyrrha in competition.
It was said that Arctinus composed the epics Aethiopis, Sack of Troy and possibly Naupactia.
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 Proclus, Proclus' Summary of the Aithiopis, attributed to Arctinus of Miletus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Proclus' Summary of the Cypria, attributed to Stasinus ofCyprusProclus' Summary of the Aithiopis, attributed to Arctinus of MiletusProclus' Summary of the Little Iliad, attributed to Lesches of MytileneProclus' Summary of the Ilioupersis, attributed to Arctinus of MiletusProclus' Summary of the Nostoi, attributed to Agias of Trozen
Proclus' Summary of the Aithiopis, attributed to Arctinus of Miletus
Proclus' Summary of the Ilioupersis, attributed to Arctinus of Miletus
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 Quintus Smyrnaeus
The first five books, which cover the same ground as the Aethiopis of Arctinus of Miletus, describe the doughty deeds and deaths of Penthesileia the Amazon, of Memnon, son of the Morning, and of Achilles; the funeral games in honour of Achilles, the contest for the arms of Achilles and the death of Ajax.
The remaining books relate the exploits of Neoptolemus, Eurypylus and Deiphobus, the deaths of Paris and Oenone, the capture of Troy by means of the wooden horse, the sacrifice of Polyxena at the grave of Achilles, the departure of the Greeks, and their dispersal by the storm.
His materials are borrowed from the cyclic poems from which Virgil (with whose works he was probably acquainted) also drew, in particular the Aethiopis of Arctinus and the Little Iliad of Lesches.
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 Achilles - LoveToKnow 1911
The contest between Ajax and Odysseus for his arms is also mentioned.
The Aethiopis of Arctinus of Miletus took up the story of the Iliad.
It told how Achilles, having slain the Amazon Penthesileia and Memnon, king of the Aethiopians, who had come to the assistance of the Trojans, was himself slain by Paris (Alexander), whose arrow was guided by Apollo to his vulnerable heel (Virgil, Aen.
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 Collection Of Hesiod, Homer and Homerica - Homer - Free Online Library
68: According to Arctinus, one Palladium was given to Dardanus by Zeus, and this was in Ilium until the city was taken.
It was hidden in a secret place, and a copy was made resembling the original in all points and set up for all to see, in order to deceive those who might have designs against it.
Arctinus in the "Sack of Ilium" seems to be of this opinion when he says:
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 274 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
We know from good authority that his father's name was Teles, and that he was a descendant of Nautes.
A portion of the Little Iliad of Lesches was likewise called 'lAt'ou irspais, but the account which it gave differed materially from that of Arctinus.
[lesches.] A third epic poem, called TiTcwo/uaxm, that is, the fight of the gods with the Titans, and which was probably the first poem in the epic cycle, was ascribed by some to Eumelus of Corinth, and by others to Arctinus, (Athen.
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 Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica - Introduction Continued   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The earliest of the post-Homeric epics of Troy are apparently the "Aethiopis" and the "Sack of Ilium", both ascribed to Arctinus of Miletus who is said to have flourished in the first Olympiad (776 B.C.).
He set himself to finish the tale of Troy, which, so far as events were concerned, had been left half-told by Homer, by tracing the course of events after the close of the "Iliad".
The "Cypria" begins with the first causes of the war, the purpose of Zeus to relieve the overburdened earth, the apple of discord, the rape of Helen.
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 Homer - TCP Poetry Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yet Arctinus of Miletus was said to have been a disciple of Homer, and was certainly one of the earliest and most considerable of the Cyclic poets.
The most obvious account of the matter is that Arctinus was never so far forgotten that his poems became the subject of dispute.
We seem through him to obtain a glimpse of an early post-Homeric age in Ionia, when the immediate disciples and successors of Homer were distinct figures in a trustworthy tradition when they had not yet merged their individuality in the legendary Homer of the Epic Cycle.
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 The Hesiod Homeric Hymns, And Homerica by Hesiod eBook by BookRags
All these reasons justify the view that the poems with which we now have to deal were later than the “Iliad” and “Odyssey”, and if we must recognize the possibility of some conventionality in the received dating, we may feel confident that it is at least approximately just.
He set himself to finish the tale of Troy, which, so far as events were concerned, had been left half-told by Homer, by tracing the course of events after the close of the “Iliad”.
The “Cyprian Lays”, ascribed to Stasinus of Cyprus (14) (but also to Hegesinus of Salamis) was designed to do for the events preceding the action of the “Iliad” what Arctinus had done for the later phases of the Trojan War.
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 Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica - Fragments V   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Eumelus says that Aegaeon was the son of Earth and Sea and, having his dwelling in the sea, was an ally of the Titans.
The poet of the "War of the Titans", whether Eumelus of Corinth or Arctinus, writes thus in his second book: `Upon the shield were dumb fish afloat, with golden faces, swimming and sporting through the heavenly water.'
The Amazon Penthesileia, the daughter of Ares and of Thracian race, comes to aid the Trojans, and after showing great prowess, is killed by Achilles and buried by the Trojans.
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Memnon is the most glorified figure in the familiar saga from Greek myth known as the Trojan
He starred in the third epic poem related to this saga, "The Ethiopis," by Arctinus of
Arctinus of Miletus, 700 BC "Aias Rages With His Polished Spear
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 Integrative Sprituality :: Integral Spirituality, Integral Religion, God and Buddha from the Integral Worldview
Next come two books of the "Sack of Ilium", by Arctinus of Miletus with the following contents.
According to Arctinus, one Palladium was given to Dardanus by Zeus, and this was in Ilium until the city was taken.
Some say that such praise as this (1) does not apply to physicians generally, but only to Machaon: and some say that he only practised surgery, while Podaleirius treated sicknesses.
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The Iliad (of which a synopsis is given) follows this epic, taking up the story where the wrath of Achilles is aroused and ending it with the funeral of Hector.
After describing the arrival of Penthesilea, Queen of the Amazons, to aid the Trojans, the poet relates her death at the hand of Achilles, who, in his turn, is slain by Apollo and Paris.
In the Ilion Persis, or Sack of Troy, by Arctinus, in two books, we find the Trojans hesitating whether to convey the wooden steed into their city, and discover the immortal tales of the traitor Sinon and that of Laocoon.
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      stubborn - lass [dot] net     
When it comes to the origin of much of this, it becomes apparent that many of the 'facts' accepted today have only evolved from the original story, and they are by not necessarily the truth.
The story of the rape of Cassandra finds it's origin in The Sack of Ilium, by Arctinus of Miletus (c.
In which she is not raped, by taken by force from the Temple of Athena by the lesser Ajax.
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The Little Iliad (Fragments) An abridged Iliad attributed to Lesches of Mitylene.
The Sack of Ilium (fragments) by Arctinus of Miletus.
The Returns and The Telegony (Fragments) The Returns, by Agias of Troezen was set between the Iliad and Odyssey, it described the homecoming of the other Achaean heros from
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 CLAS 160 Notes as of 10/2/95
Then came the later round of sequels to the Iliad, covering the ground in between that and the Odyssey that Homer left
a) Arctinus of Miletus may have written the 5 books of the Aethiopis around 776, studied by my old teacher, Kopff.
c) There was a separate poem by Arctinus, called the Sack of Ilion, that described the sack itself and probably contained some of the juicier books--two bits, sung by Nero "while Rome burned."
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And, though the sky had been proved to be only space and stars, and not the firm floor of Olympus, he who had occasion to refer to the flight of the gods from mountain tops into heaven would find it to his advantage, make no astronomical remark.
No adverse allusions to the poems of Homer, Arctinus, or Lesches were tolerated; he who perpetrated the blasphemy of depersonifying the sun went in peril of death.
They would not bear that natural laws should be substituted for Zeus and Poseidon; whoever was suspected of believing that Helios and Selene were not gods, would do well to purge himself to public satisfaction.
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 Rest Of Book I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Epigenes, in his book respecting The Poetry attributed to Orpheus, says that The Descent to Hades and the Sacred Discourse were the production of Cecrops the Pythagorean; and the Peplus and the Physics of Brontinus.
Hellanicus, accordingly, relates that he lived in the time of Midas: but Phanias, who places Lesches the Lesbian before Terpander, makes Terpander younger than Archilochus, and relates that Lesches contended with Arctinus, and gained the victory.
Xanthus the Lydian says that he lived about the eighteenth Olympiad; as also Dionysius says that Thasus was built about the fifteenth Olympiad: so that it is clear that Archilochus was already known after the twentieth Olympiad.
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