B – Labors of Theseus

[1] τρίτην ἔκτεινεν ἐν Κρομμυῶνι σῦν τὴν καλουμένην Φαιὰν ἀπὸ τῆς θρεψάσης γραὸς αὐτήν: ταύτην τινὲς Ἐχίδνης καὶ Τυφῶνος λέγουσι. [2] τέταρτον ἔκτεινε Σκείρωνα τὸν Κορίνθιον τοῦ Πέλοπος, ὡς δὲ ἔνιοι Ποσειδῶνος. οὗτος ἐν τῇ Μεγαρικῇ κατέχων τὰς ἀφ᾽ ἑαυτοῦ κληθείσας πέτρας Σκειρωνίδας, ἠνάγκαζε τοὺς παριόντας νίζειν αὐτοῦ τοὺς πόδας, καὶ νίζοντας εἰς τὸν βυθὸν αὐτοὺς ἔρριπτε βορὰν ὑπερμεγέθει χελώνῃ. [3] Θησεὺς δὲ ἁρπάσας αὐτὸν τῶν ποδῶν ἔρριψεν εἰς τὴν θάλασσαν.

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Theseus and the sow of Crommyon.
Theseus and the sow of Crommyon.
Photograph by Maria Daniels, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, March 2000. Boston 21.1205
Theseus and Sciron.
Theseus throws Sciron into the sea.
Photograph by Maria Daniels, courtesy of the Toledo Museum of Art, January 1992. Toledo 1963.27