: : Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. But Venus [Aphrodite], pitying her grandchild's woes, so undeserved, addressed with winning words her uncle : ‘Lord of waters, whose power yields to heaven alone, great Neptunus [Poseidon], what I ask is much indeed, put pity those I love, now tossing in the vast Ionian Sea, and make them gods to join your company. "Ino, daughter of Cadmus, killed her son Melicertes by Athamas, son of Aeolus, when she was fleeing from Athamas. Greek Lyric II) (Greek lyric C7th B.C.) "Bacchus' [Dionysos'] divinity was hymned through all Thebae (Thebes), and Ino everywhere told of the god's (her nephew's) mighty power. . But when Phrixus was on the point of committing the crime, Dionysus enveloped him in darkness and thus saved Ino. 4 : She it was who now felt compassion for Odysseus the persecuted wanderer; she flew up from the waves as a seagull might, sat on the strong-bound raft and spoke : ‘Unhappy man, why has Poseidon who shakes the earth become so monstrously angry with you? Meanwhile, Odysseus instructs the servants to bar all doors to the great hall. Penelope fetches her husband's long disused bow from a storeroom and challenges the suitors to a shooting competition; the victor will win her hand. Mozley) (Roman epic C1st A.D.) : Nonnus, Dionysiaca 5. When he had done this, he swam to safety.
: Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3.
"Kadmos' (Cadmus') daughter, slender-ankled Ino who is also Leukothea (Leucothea); once she had been a mortal and spoken with human voice, but now she lives in the salt seas and the gods give her the honour that is her due. Greek Lyric II) (Greek lyric C7th B.C.) "[As Odysseus was sailing from the island of Kalypso (Calypso) on a raft, Poseidon sent a storm to capsize the vessel :] One being saw him [Odysseus], Kadmos' (Cadmus') daughter, slender-ankled Ino who is also Leukothea (Leucothea); once she had been a mortal and spoken with human voice, but now she lives in the salt seas and the gods give her the honour that is her due. Like the Iliad, which covers only 52 days of the Trojan War, the Odyssey only covers 42 days of Odysseus' 10-year voyage, the events which happened previously are told in flashback.
", Statius, Thebaid 9. Athena transforms him into an old beggar and leaves to fetch Telemachus from Sparta. So Kronides (Cronides) [Zeus] pointed her out to the mother of Lyaios [i.e. Mozley) (Roman epic C1st A.D.) : Athena reassures Penelope no harm will ever come to her son.
. The issue is unlikely ever to be resolved. ", Statius, Thebaid 1. But when the raving husband with restless staggering foot caught her up, at that moment the unhappy woman had halted by the sea which washed her foot, moaning in plaintive tones over her crying child, while she upbraided Kronion (Cronion) [Zeus] and Maia's son [Hermes] his messenger : ‘A fine reward you have given me, Flash-thunderbolt, for the care of Bakkhos (Bacchus)! Helen tells of the time Odysseus daringly entered Troy disguised as a beggar, and Menelaus tells of the great Wooden Horse which the Greeks used to enter the city. Meanwhile, back on Ithaca the suitors are playing sports and still eating Odysseus out of house and home. Conybeare) (Greek biography C1st to C2nd A.D.) : The Odyssey, written sometime in the 8th century BCE (although some scholars would place it in the 6th century BCE), is an epic poem of more than 12,000 lines organised by scholars in Alexandria into 24 books. 123 ff (trans. ", Pseudo-Hyginus, Fabulae 243 : Aeschylus, Athamas (lost play) (Greek tragedy C5th B.C.) "Kadmos (Cadmus) had as daughters [by Harmonia] Autonoe, Ino, Semele, and Aguae (Agave), and one son Polydoros. Homer portrayed Odysseus as a man of outstanding wisdom and shrewdness, eloquence, resourcefulness, courage, and endurance. A kind of stepmother, I planned to mow down the bastard plants of Athamas, and Hera, the real stepmother of newly nurtured Dionysos, is angry with me.’ As punishment the goddess drove Athamas into a murderous rage and he slew his eldest child. Happy are you among all the daughters of Kadmos (Cadmus)! 44. .
19 : Ino then grapped the other, and in her flight leapt off a cliff into the sea. But if it brings them to the surface, it is judged a bad sign.
"You [Ino] shall ever live with Melikertes (Melicertes) your immortal son as Leukothea (Leucothea), holding the key of calm waters, mistress of good voyage next to Aiolos (Aeolus) [god of the winds]. The king is fed, watered, and updated on the situation at the palace. What vows did I then make to Neptunus [Poseidon], to Castor and his brother [the Dioskouroi (Dioscuri)], and to you, Leucothoe, a goddess now!