From the analysis of Melanippides’ Marsyas and of Telestes’ Argo fragments, which deal with the literary controversy between these dithyrambographers about the refusal of the aulos by the Goddess Athena, it seems that Melanippides, in this particular dithyramb, showed in kithara instead of aulos, whereas Telestes to defend aulos, modified the myth: Athena did not leave the instrument, as Melanippides said, but gave it to Dionysus, God of dithyramb.

Atena e l’aulos nel Marsia di Melanippide (fr. 758 Page/Campbell) e nell’Argo di Teleste (fr. 805 a-c Page/Campbell)

Adelaide Fongoni
2016

Abstract

From the analysis of Melanippides’ Marsyas and of Telestes’ Argo fragments, which deal with the literary controversy between these dithyrambographers about the refusal of the aulos by the Goddess Athena, it seems that Melanippides, in this particular dithyramb, showed in kithara instead of aulos, whereas Telestes to defend aulos, modified the myth: Athena did not leave the instrument, as Melanippides said, but gave it to Dionysus, God of dithyramb.
978-88-6227-825-6
Athena, Marsyas, Melanippides, Telestes, New Dithyramb, aulos, kithara.
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