Re: Chariots of da Gods?!!

Alan M. Dunsmuir (
Thu, 3 Oct 1996 06:44:47 +0100

In article <>, "Michael L.
Siemon" <> writes
>However, assuming (as I do!)
>that you are correct about the latter-day origins of the Latin,
>then Jupiter is almost certainly *not* intended.

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations gives it (with "Jupiter") as by
James Duport (1606-79), whom it identifies as an "English Hellenist", in
"Homeri Gnomologia" (1660), and the Greek version as from an anonymous
scholiast to Sophocles 'Antigone'.

Alan M. Dunsmuir