Diane Arnson Svarlien. line to jump to another position: Olympian 1 For an instance of it relates that as a boy preparing to wrestle at Marathon, Epharmostos appeared to the judges as older Of his fourteen Olympian Odes, glorifying victors at the Ancient Olympic Games, the First was positioned at the beginning of the collection by Aristophanes of Byzantium since it included praise for the games as well as of Pelops, who first competed at Elis (the polis or city-state in which the festival was later staged). Another of Pindar's Olympian odes mentions "six double altars." Opus was a city of the Eastern Locrians, located north of Boeotia, whose early history Pindar briefly sketches in the poem. B. C. Olympian 8 476 Basil L. Gildersleeve, Pindar: The Olympian and Pythian Odes, 10 Basil L. Gildersleeve, Pindar: The Olympian and Pythian Odes , 11 Basil L. Gildersleeve, Pindar: The Olympian and Pythian Odes , 13 The city of Acragas (modern Agrigento), a colony of Gela, flourished under Theron and his brother Xenocrates (also celebrated in Pyth. “Olympian Ode 1″ is one of the best known of the many victory poems of the ancient Greek lyric poet Pindar.It celebrates the victory of Hieron, the tyrant of Syracuse, in the prestigious single horse race at the Olympic Games of 476 BCE. Odes of Pindar (Myers)/Olympian Odes/10. Current location in this text. Pindar's Fourteenth Olympian Ode Pindar's Fourteenth Olympian Ode Verdenius, W.J. 460 Herodorus of Heraclea (c. 400 BC) also has Heracles founding a shrine at Olympia, with six pairs of gods, each pair sharing a single altar. Chariot Race Basil L. Gildersleeve, Pindar: The Olympian and Pythian Odes, 3; Basil L. Gildersleeve, Pindar: The Olympian and Pythian Odes, 12; Cross-references to this page (4): William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, Chapter IV; Basil L. Gildersleeve, Pindar: The Olympian and Pythian Odes, Pindar's thought 466 Alcimedon, a member of the Blepsiad clan, won the boys’ wrestling, probably in 460. Olympian 11: Hagesidamus of Western Locri, Boys’ Boxing (476 BCE). B. C. Olympian 14 Boys' Foot Race 6 and Isth. Your current position in the text is marked in blue. B. C. Olympian 9 Olympian 12: Ergoteles of Himera, Long Foot Race (466 BCE). For Epharmostus of Opus 6.7.1–2). This poem commemorates the same event as the previous one, and their relationship has long been debated. The poet claims to have ‘forgotten’ his debt of an epinician ode and affirms that he is able to make up for the delay by repaying his debt with 1990. Od. Hide browse bar Olympian 12: Ergoteles of Himera, Long Foot Race (466 BCE). B. C. Olympian 3 The date is B.C. For Hagesias of Syracuse (1). The Greek lyric poet Pindar composed odes to celebrate victories at all four Panhellenic Games. 488 BCE). B. C. Olympian 7 But only by the help of God is wisdom kept ever blooming in the soul. 476 B.C. Olympian 11: Hagesidamus of Western Locri, Boys' Boxing (476 BCE). B. C. Olympian 13 The metre of Olympian II is still a matter of some difficulty. Mule Car Race 466 Olympia 12 - Pindar Daughter of Zeus who sets free, I beseech you, Fortune, lady of salvation, guard the wide strength of Himera. The opening conceit of Pindar’s Olympian 10 revolves, unusually, around ideas of business and credit. For another version, see Pindar Olympian 10.43 and following, where Herakles founds the Olympics with the spoils taken from the dead Augeias (41-42). Chariot Race For Ergoteles of Himera Hagesias, son of Sostratus, was apparently a close associate of Hieron and a prominent Syracusan, but his family lived in Stymphalus in Arcadia, and it was evidently there that this ode was first performed. https://en.wikisource.org/w/index.php?title=Odes_of_Pindar_(Myers)/Olympian_Odes/10&oldid=6716973, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. B. C. Olympian 5 Olympian 11 For Psaumis of Camarina Olympian 14: Asopichus of Orchomenus, Boys’ Foot Race (? The meter is dacylo-epitrite. Wrestling-Match Most of the odes were composed in honour of men or youths who achieved a victory at those festivals. Golden here means supremely excellent, as in the first line of the eighth Olympian. Pindar Literary/Historical: to learn the terms necessary to understand the structure and performance of Pindar… This text was converted to electronic form by professional data entry and has been proofread to a high level of accuracy. It was the most quoted in antiquity and was hailed as the "best of all the odes" by Lucian. Keywords: Pindar , commentary , Olympian 10 , ode Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Pindar Olympian 10. 476 B. C. Olympian 10 11 was written to pay the interest on the debt mentioned in Ol. Olympian 13: Xenophon of Corinth, Foot Race and Pentathlon (464 BCE). For Psaumis of Camarina Pindar Olympian 11 William S. Annis Aoidoi.org∗ June 2009 (v.2) This ode was composed for Hagesidamos of Western Locroi, who won in boys boxing. View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document. Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Keywords: Pindar, odes, Olympian 10, Olympian 11 Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter. This chapter discusses Pindar's ode, Olympian 12, which celebrates a number of victories won by Ergoteles of Himera in Sicily. 9.1", "denarius"). Pindar Olympian 6. This chapter presents a fragment of a commentary on Pindar's ode, Olympian 10. Pindar Olympian 8. 488 BCE). For Xenophon of Corinth There do ye, O Muses, join in the song of triumph: I pledge my word that to no stranger-banishing folk shall ye come, nor unacquainted with things noble, but of the highest in arts and valiant with the spear. B. C. Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text, http://data.perseus.org/citations/urn:cts:greekLit:tlg0033.tlg001.perseus-eng1:10, http://data.perseus.org/texts/urn:cts:greekLit:tlg0033.tlg001.perseus-eng1, http://data.perseus.org/texts/urn:cts:greekLit:tlg0033.tlg001, http://data.perseus.org/catalog/urn:cts:greekLit:tlg0033.tlg001.perseus-eng1. ? Commentary references to this page Mule Car Race Ample is the glory stored for Olympian winners: thereof my shepherd tongue is fain to keep some part in fold. 222), Epharmostus became a periodonikēs (victor in all four crown games).. This is the one Olympian ode to a victor from Aegina, the island city for which Pindar composed more odes than for any other place. 10, while many modern editors (e.g., Dissen, Gildersleeve, Fennell, and Farnell) have followed Boeckh in reversing the order of the two odes on the supposition that Ol. We do not know how long afterwards this was written, but it must have been too late to greet the winner on his arrival in Italy; probably it was to be sung at the anniversary or some memorial celebration of his victory. He himself was a periodoniēs (winner at all four major games), while three of his sons and two of his grandsons were Olympic victors. sister projects: Wikipedia article, Commons category, Wikidata item. They have made her robe (E 338), they wash, anoint and dress her (0 364), and receive her into their dance (cr 194). Since the victory (confirmed by P. Oxy. 464 The ancient editors divided Pindar's poems into sev options are on the right side and top of the page. Pindar, Olympian 11 (For Hagesidamus of Western Locri, Victor in Boys' Boxing 476 B. C.)  There is a time when men's need for winds is the greatest, and a time for waters from the sky, the rainy offspring of clouds. 472 or Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text. Boys' Boxing By your power are steered fleet ships on the sea, sudden wars by land, the gatherings heavy with counsel. Diagoras of Rhodes was probably the most famous boxer in antiquity. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. It was to be sung at Olympia on the night after the victory, and Pindar promises the boy to write a longer one for the celebration of his victory in his Italian home. 1979-01-01 00:00:00 PINDAR'S FOURTEENTH OLYMPIAN ODE A Commentary* BY W. J. VERDENIUS and the Charites In the Homeric epics Aphrodite is not surrounded by Erotes, but by Charites. Men's hopes, oft in the air, The poet opens by asserting that he has forgotten his agreement to compose the ode. Olympian 13: Xenophon of Corinth, Foot Race and Pentathlon (464 BCE). Many other places had cults of the twelve gods, including Delos, Chalcedon, Magnesia on the Maeander, and Leontinoi in Sicily. The scholia claim that Ol. 456 Pindar, Olympian Diane Arnson Svarlien, Ed. For Alcimedon of Aegina For Hagesidamus of Western Locri Click anywhere in the Boxing-Match 484. 11)1 use 'Pindar' throughout as convenient shorthand for the narrative voice of his epinician poems, without either asserting or denying any relationship with the historical Pindar… 476 1 PINDAR OLYMPIAN 1 CLASS OBJECTIVES: Cultural: understand key cultural elements behind Pindar’s poetry: the significance of athletic victory, the uses of mythology to create a common history, etc. It has commonly been recognized as differing from Pindar's other metres, but many opinions have been held of its character. Boys' Wrestling Pindar ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Foot Race and Pentathlon 488 (2): Cross-references in general dictionaries to this page B. C. Olympian 4 9.1", "denarius") ... Epharmostus of Opus Wrestling-Match 466 B. C. Olympian 10 For Hagesidamus of Western Locri Boys' Boxing 476 B.C. 464 Pindar composed the But when through his labour one fareth well, then are due honey-voiced songs, be they even a prelude to words that shall come after, a pledge confirmed by oath in honour of high excellence. ; Pindar's victory odes are grouped into four books named after the Olympian, Pythian, Isthmian, and Nemean Games–the four Panhellenic festivals held respectively at Olympia, Delphi, Corinth and Nemea. For Hagesidamus of Western Locri Enter a Perseus citation to go to another section or work. For Theron of Acragas An understanding of it is, however, not merely essential to any general theory of Pindar's … Olympian 10: Hagesidamus of Western Locri, Boys’ Boxing (476 BCE). Son of Archestratos, Agesidamos, know certainly that for thy boxing I will lay a glory of sweet strains upon thy crown of golden olive, and will have in remembrance the race of the Lokrians' colony in the West. This ode bears somewhat the same relation to the next that the fourth does to the fifth. Click anywhere in the Od. But only by the help of God is wisdom kept ever blooming in the soul. Olympian 14: Asopichus of Orchomenus, Boys' Foot Race (? But when anyone is victorious through his toil, then honey-voiced odes  become the foundation for future fame, and a faithful pledge for great deeds of excellence.