Timothy Nolan Gantz
|Born||December 23, 1945|
|Died||January 20, 2004 58) (aged|
|Education||Haverford College, B.A., 1967|
|Alma mater||Ph.D., Princeton, 1970|
|Institutions||University of Georgia|
Timothy Nolan Gantz (23 December 1945 –20 January 2004) was an American classical scholar and the author of Early Greek Myth:A Guide to Literary and Artistic Sources.
Gantz received his Bachelor of Arts from Haverford College in 1967,and his Ph.D. in Classics from Princeton University in 1970.
From 1970,Gantz was a long-time professor of Classics at the University of Georgia,where he directed its "Studies Abroad in Rome" program from 1985 to 2003.
In 1993 he published his book Early Greek Myth:A Guide to Literary and Artistic Sources,which puts particular emphasis on earlier sources of the Archaic period.The book was received positively, and,according to classicist Robin Hard,"can be recommended unreservedly as a comprehensive guide to the early mythical tradition".
Gantz died in Athens,Georgia,on 20 January 2004,aged 58.
In Ovid's,Metamorphoses,Orchamus was a king of Persia.
In Greek mythology,Oicles or Oecles,also Oicleus or Oecleus,was the father of the seer Amphiaraus. He accompanied Heracles on his campaign against Troy.
Philyra or Phillyra is the name of three distinct characters in Greek mythology.
In Greek mythology,the Ourea were the parthenogenetic offspring of Gaia (Earth),produced alongside Uranus (Sky),and Pontus (Sea). According to Hesiod:
And [Gaia] brought forth long hills [Οὔρεα],graceful haunts
of the goddess Nymphs who dwell amongst the glens of the hills.
In Greek mythology,Plouto or Pluto was the mother of Tantalus,usually by Zeus,though the scholion to Euripides' play Orestes 5,names Tmolos as the father. According to Hyginus,Plouto's father was Himas,while other sources give her father as Cronus.
In Greek mythology,Graecus was the son of Zeus and Pandora,daughter of Deucalion,and the eponym of the Graecians.
In Greek mythology,Pandora was Phthian princess as the daughter of King Deucalion of Thessaly. She was named after her maternal grandmother,the more infamous Pandora.
In Greek mythology,Hecaterus or Hekateros was a minor god and the father of five daughters by the daughter of Phoroneus,and through them grandfather of the Oreads,Satyrs,and Curetes.
In Greek mythology,Nicostratus is a son of Menelaus,king of Mycenaean Sparta. He was known to Hesiod and epic poet Cinaethon. His name means 'Victorious Army' and suggests that his birth came after the Trojan War.
In Greek mythology,Cassiopeia (Κασσιόπεια),also Cassiepeia (Κασσιέπεια),was the daughter of Arabus (Arabius) and by King Phoenix of Phoenicia,the mother of Phineus and Carme,although the latter is more often said to be a daughter of Eubuleus,a Cretan. Other sources claim that she was the mother of the hero Atymnius by her own husband or by the god Zeus. Anchinos was also called the son of Cassiopeia and Zeus who seduced her by changing himself into the shape of her husband Phoenix.
In Greek mythology,Melia was an Oceanid,one of the 3,000 water nymph daughters of the Titans Oceanus and his sister-spouse Tethys. She was the mother of culture hero Phoroneus,and Aegialeus,by her brother Inachus,the river-god of Argos. However,in some accounts,Inachus fathered Phoroneus by an Oceanid nymph named Argia. According to Argive tradition,Phoroneus was the first man,or first inhabitant of Argos,who lived during the time of the Great Flood,associated with Deucalion.
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In Greek mythology,Copreus may refer to the following individuals:
In Greek mythology,Dias is a name shared by two individuals:
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