Dio Chrysostom, Discourses 1-11

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  • Achaeans (in Homer means Greeks), built horse at Troy, 540.123; sailed from Troy when stormy season had set in, 544.130
  • Achilles, educated by Phoenix, 58.15; admired by Alexander, 70.32; Polyxena sacrificed at his tomb, 260.18; slain by Hector, 518.96, 526.106, 530.111
  • Acrocorinthus, citadel of Corinth; 252.3
  • Acropolis (of Athens), 74.36, 252.4
  • Actaeon, slain by mad dogs, 420.5
  • Adriatic sea, 552.138
  • Aeacides, descendant of Aeacus such as Peleus his son or Achilles his grandson, 82.50
  • Aegisthus, slew Agamemnon and made king by Argives, 546.132
  • Aeneas, sent by Hector, occupied Italy, 550.137; founded Rome, 552.138
  • Aeschines, companion of Socrates, 376.1
  • Aethra, her figure shown in memorial at Olympia, 480.45; slave in Sparta, 492.59
  • Africa or Libya, greater part ruled by Persian king, 120.37; inhabited by a savage animal, 238.5
  • Agamemnon, given first place by Homer, 92.66; sailed to Chersonese, leaving many prisoners at Troy, 530.112; gave oath that Achaeans would never invade Asia as long as family of Priam was on throne, 538.122
  • Ajax, son of Telamon. Story of his combat with Hector false, 508.83; slain by Hector, 534.116
  • Ajaxes, the two, son of Telamon and son of Oïleus, brought body of Achilles back to ships, 518.97
  • Alcinoüs, ruler of Phaeacians who entertained Odysseus, 74.37; 472.34
  • Alexander the Great, heard flute-player Timotheus, 2.1; talked with Philip his father about Homer, 50.1; won battle of Chaeronea, 50.2; educated by Aristotle, 58.15; left Pindar’s house standing when he sacked Thebes, 70.33; had conversation with Diogenes, 168.1 ff.; knew Iliad by heart and much of Odyssey, 186.39
  • Alexander, also called Paris. See Paris
  • Alexander the Philhellene, ancestor of Alexander the Great, 70.33
  • Alpheus, chief river of Peloponnese, 28.52
  • Amazon, slain by Neoptolemus, 534.117; (Hippolyte), seduced by Heracles, 394.32; (Penthesilea), fought with Achilles, 470.31; Amazons, made expedition, 470.31; one married by Theseus, 480.47; came from Pontus to help Trojans, 532.114
  • Ammon (Amun), Egyptian deity. Said by Olympias to be father of Alexander the Great, 176.19
  • Amphion, founded Thebes, 452.9
  • Amphipolis, town in Macedonia, 62.19
  • Amyntor, father of Phoenix, 58.15
  • Anacreon, short poem of, quoted in 90.62
  • Antenor, became ruler of Heneti, 552.138, 554.142
  • Antilochus, son of Nestor. His bones brought home from Troy by his father, 524.103; slain defending his father, 534.117
  • Antinoüs, one of Penelope’s suitors; 332.83
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