The sack of Troy in Stesichorus and Apollodorus

P. J. Finglass*

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The idea that Apollodorus' account of the sack of Troy can be used to reconstruct Stesichorus' poem on that subject, put forward in a recent issue of this journal, unfortunately proves overstated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-19
Number of pages9
JournalQuaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017


  • Apollodorus
  • Papyri
  • Quellenforschung
  • Stesichorus
  • Troy


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