(27) In both Apollodoros' Library, (28) and the account of Diodorus Siculus, (29) the aegis is the hide of a monster killed by Athene in the Titanomachy
. In later sources and scholia, the aegis is the skin of Amalthea, the she-goat who nursed Zeus.
(24) Apollodorus follows Hesiod by saying that after the Titanomachy
, Zeus appointed Briareos and his brothers wardens of the imprisoned Titans (Bib.
West (2002) speculates on the possibility of a Corinthian epic cycle formed by poems such as the Titanomachy
, the Corinthiaca, and the Europia, transmitted to us under the name of Eumelos of Corinth.
and the struggle against Typhoeus are both interpreted as battles of the gaze; here Lovatt makes use of the work of Carol J.