Dardanus had a son, king Erichthonius
, who was wealthiest of all men living; he had three thousand mares that fed by the water-meadows, they and their foals with them.
But Dardanus came to the coast of the mainland -- from him Erichthonius and thereafter Tros were sprung, and Ilus, and Assaracus, and godlike Ganymede, -- when he had left holy Samothrace in his many-benched ship.
17-24 is presumed from the apparent mention of Erichthonius in l.
Despite the variation in feeding strategy, a few prey items were consumed by all 3 species, such as the amphipods Erichthonius
brasiliensis and Microprotopus raneyi and the mysid Promysis atlantica.
In disgust, she wiped off the seed with wool and threw it on the ground; and as she fled and the seed fell on the ground, Erichthonius
ACCORDI NG To oNE MYTH, Erechtheus (or Erichthonius
) was the mortal
Oedipus and Erichthonius
: Some Observations on Paradigmatic and Syntagmatic Order.
8 12 37 Caprella penantis (G) 34 2 3 Astyris lunata 4 8 2 Erichthonius
brasiliensis 4 1 5 Ampithoe marcuzii (G) 0 0 9 Other gastropods 2 4 0 Polychaetes 6 1 0 Cerapus tubularis 0 0 0 Paracaprella tenuis 0 0 1 Stenothoe sp.
Hist., VII.lvi.195).(6) And he credits Cadmus with the invention of mining and metallurgy: 'argentum invenit Erichthonius
Atheniensis, ut alii Aeacus, auri metalia et flaturam Cadmus Phoenix ad Pangaeum montem' ('Erichthonius
of Athens, or according to others Aeacus, discovered silver; mining and smelting gold was invented by Cadmus the Phoenician at Mount Pangaeus', Nat.
It may be significant that Erichthonius
, who became the richest of all mortals, is called [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], while Dardanus before him, who lived in a more modest condition of early days of Troy, is not (Il.
The earliest Athenian kings tended to have similar names, suggesting a connection with the earth (chtho^On; e.g., Erichthonius
, Erysichthon), to have been born of the earth and raised by Athena, and to have something serpentine about them.
From this analysis we see that Callimachus, like Ovid, used the crow as a first-person narrator, who gave an aetiology for Athena's hatred of crows, told the story of the Cecropids' illicit peek at the infant Erichthonius
, and prophesied the raven's metamorphosis.