Written in English
|Other titles||Los Menemnos.|
|Statement||by Holland Peterson.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||380|
Home University of Southern California Dissertations and Theses (16) The sources of Juan de Timoneda's "Los Menemnos" - Page 1 Reference URL Save to favorites. To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection: Richard M. Mosk Christopher Commission records, Amphitryon, in Greek mythology, son of Alcaeus, king of Tiryns. Having accidentally killed his uncle Electryon, king of Mycenae, Amphitryon fled with Alcmene, Electryon’s daughter, to Thebes, where he was cleansed from the guilt by Creon, his maternal uncle, king of Thebes. Addeddate Identifier amphitrion_ Identifier-ark ark://t7rn60j4g Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader Amphitryon is the stepfather of Heracles having by accident killed his father-in-law Electryon 1, king of Mycenae, he was banished from that city, and settled in Thebes.. The sons of Perseus 1. When Perseus 1, founder of Mycenae, departed from this world, he was succeeded on the throne of Mycenae by his son Electryon 1, who in turn was succeeded by his brother Sthenelus 3.
Plautus Amphitrvo Argvmentvm I. In faciem uersus Amphitruonis Iuppiter, dum bellum gereret cum Telobois hostibus, Alcmenam uxorem cepit usurariam. Mercurius formam Sosiae serui gerit 5 apsentis; his Alcmena decipitur dolis. postquam rediere ueri Amphitruo et Sosia, uterque deluduntur [dolis] in mirum modum. hinc iurgium, tumultus uxori et uiro, donec cum tonitru uoce missa ex aethere In Greek mythology, the hero Amphitryon was the son of King Alcaeus of Tiryns and the grandson of Perseus*. Alcaeus's brother Electryon, the king of Mycenae, asked Amphitryon to take over his kingdom when he went to battle the Taphians, who had killed his eight sons. Before leaving, Electryon promised his daughter Alcmene to Amphitryon as a bride. Amphitryon was the son of Alcaeus, possibly by Astydameia (or Laonome or Hipponome), making Amphitryon brother to Anaxo and Perimede. Via Alcaeus, Amphitryon was also grandson of the hero Perseus, and via Astydameia, he was also a grandson of Pelops. When of age, Amphitryon would travel to the nearby kingdom of Mycenae, which at the time was ruled by Amphitryon’s uncle Electryon, . Am•phit•ry•on. n. (in Greek myth) the husband of the virtuous Alcmene, whom Zeus seduced by assuming the form of Amphitryon, resulting in the birth of Hercules. Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright , , by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Amphitryon and his slave Sosia are returning to their native city of Thebes following a long period fighting a war abroad. While he was away, the god Jupiter, struck by the beauty of Amphitryon's. Amphitryon was the son of Alcaeus in Greek mythology, king of Tiryns. He was a general in Thebes, who married Alcmene, daughter of Electryon, king of accidentally killed Electryon, and was exiled by Electryon's brother, Sthenelus, along with his wife. Together, they fled to Thebes, where Amphitryon was purified by the king of the city, Creon. or, the Two Sosias A Comedy () Edited by Sir Walter Scott in Egregiam verò laudem, et spolia ampla refertis, Una dolo Divûm si fæmina victa duorum estVirgil This work by Dryden is based on Molière's play of the same name which was in turn based on the story of the Greek mythological character Amphitryon as told by Plautus in his play from ca. B.C. Dryden's play. An examination of his Comedia de los Menemnos reveals that Timoneda's talents in editing the works of others is not unlike the technical skill manifest in his ability as a writer. In this respect, many critics have questioned his sources and challenged the originality of this and other plays to which he claims : Sue-Lin Chow.