"Next to her I saw Antiope, daughter to Asopus
, who could boast of having slept in the arms of even Jove himself, and who bore him two sons Amphion and Zethus.
Adrastus for Phoebus by the waters of Asopus
. / Mindful of this, I shall
The Boeotian river, Asopus, prevents the Argive soldiers from advancing and they hesitate to cross it (7.424-29).
(9) Kytzler also links this description here with the two Tiburti in the catalogue of the Aeneid (7.67077) and sees this as an anticipation of his fight with Asopus: Kytzler, B.
The torches sputter, the Asopus
River swells with runoff, and the trail, increasingly muddy, slows all movement.
Host records of Dasymutilla asopus
could not verify if this species has been found with Diadasia spp.
126 suggests that `the Persians pitched camp near Trachis, between the Spercheius and the Asopus
rivers, probably occupying Anthela at the same time'; that might be close enough to make it feasible for a night attack to be followed by a dawn retreat.
Acusilaus began his work with a theogony and then related the heroic descendants of Inachus and Deucalion.(31) Hecataeus did not compose a theogony, but he did discuss such mythical families as the Deucalionids and the Inachids in different sections of his Genealogiai.(32) Hellanicus devoted an entire prose work to each of several heroic families: his Deukalioneia, Atlantis, Asopis, and Phoronis related respectively to the descendants of Deucalion, Atlas, Asopus
, and Phoroneus (the son of Inachus).(33)
, Ares into a boar to dispose of Adonis, Hera into the
The lower Asopus
valley between Phlius and Sicyon was prominent in antiquity for its vineyards and for Dionysiac revelry.(8) I wonder if we should not apply there also for an author's name.