Ovid, Tristia. Ex Ponto

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The references are to lines of the Latin text. T. = Tristia; P. = Ex Ponto; fl. = floruit, “flourished”; c. = circa, “about,”; b. = born; † = died; n. = note. The citations are complete except where etc. is added.|

  • Absyrtus, Medea’s brother, T. iii. 9. 6
  • Abydos, a town on the Dardanelles, T. i. 10. 28
  • Accius (Lucius), a Roman poet, noted especially for tragedy. Only a few fragments are extant. Born c. 170 b.c. T. ii. 359
  • Achaei, a wild tribe dwelling near the Pontus, P. iv. 10. 27
  • Achaemenides, a companion of Ulysses left behind in Sicily, later rescued by Aeneas, P. ii. 2. 25
  • Achilles, son of Peleus and grandson of Aeacus, greatest warrior among the Greeks who besieged Troy. He quarrelled with Agamemnon who had forced him to give up Briseis of Lyrnesus, his favourite slave, but allowed his friend Patroclus to wear his armour and fight the Trojans. He slew Hector to avenge Patroclus, but yielded his body to King Priam for burial. Achilles was slain by an arrow which Apollo guided from Paris’ bow. T. i. 1. 100, etc.
  • Achivus, Achaean, i.e. Grecian, P. i. 4. 33
  • Acontius, lover of Cydippe. He wrote upon an apple “I swear by Artemis to wed Acontius.” Cydippe picked up the apple, read the words, and was bound by the oath. T. iii. 10. 78.
  • Actaeon. See T. ii. 105 f.
  • Actaeus, Attic, P. iv. 1. 31
  • Actorides, grandson of Actor. See Patroclus
  • Admetus. See Alcestis
  • Adrastus, king of Argos, P. i. 3. 79
  • Aeacides, grandson of Aeacus, i.e. Achilles
  • Aėėtes, father of Medea. See Medea
  • Aegaeus, the sea between Greece and Asia Minor—as far south as Crete
  • Aegides, son of Aegeus, i.e. Theseus
  • Aegisos, a Moesian town (now Tuldza) above the delta of the Danube, P. i. 8. 13; iv. 7. 21, 53
  • Aegisthus. See Clytaemestra
  • Aegyptus. See Danaïdes
  • Aeneades, descendent of Aeneas, a name applied to members of the Julian family, especially to Augustus, P. iii. 4. 84, etc.
  • Aeneas, son of Anchises and Venus. He escaped from Troy with his father and his son Ascanius and settled in Latium. From Ascanius (under the name of Iulus) the Julian family claimed descent. T. i. 2. 7, etc.
  • Aeneis, the Aeneid, Virgil’s great epic on Aeneas, T. ii. 533
  • Aeolus, son of Hippotes and lord of the winds, T. i. 4. 17
  • Aërope, wife of Atreus. She was violated by her brother-in-law
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