Oread who resided on Mount Cithaeron. Though vigilant, whenever she was about to catch him, Echo distracted bibliothèque. Tome III : Codices 186-222 PDF with lengthy conversations.
186 Conon, Pseudo-Apollodore, 187 Nicomaque de Gérasa, 188 Alexandre de Myndos, Protagoras, 189 Sotion, Nicolas, Acestoridès, 190 Ptolémée Héphestion, Aristonicos de Tarente, 191 Basile, 192-195 Maxime le Confesseur, 196 Saint-Ephrem, 197 Cassien, 198 Vies de saints, 199 Jean Moschus, 200 Marc le Moine, 201, Diadoque de Photicé, Nil d’Ancyre, 202 Hippolyte, 203-205 Théodoret de Cyr, 206-207 Procope le Sophiste, 208, Eulogius, 209 Dion de Pruse, 210 Césaire de Nazianze, 211, Denys d’Égée, 212, Énésidème, 213 Agatharchide, 214 Hiéroclès, 215 Philopon, 216-219 Oribase, 220 Théon d’Alexandrie, 221 Aetius d’Amida, 222 Job
When at last Juno realized the truth, she cursed Echo. Sometime after being cursed, Echo spied a young man, Narcissus, while he was out hunting deer with his companions. She immediately fell in love with him and, infatuated, followed quietly. The more she looked at the young man, the more she longed for him.
Though she wished with all her heart to call out to Narcissus, Juno’s curse prevented her. When Narcissus saw that nobody had emerged from the glade, he concluded that the owner of the voice must be running away from him and called out again. Finally, he shouted, « This way, we must come together. In her delight, Echo rushed to Narcissus ready to throw her arms around her beloved. May I die before you enjoy my body. Despite the harshness of his rejection, Echo’s love for Narcissus only grew. When Narcissus died, wasting away before his own reflection, consumed by a love that could not be, Echo mourned over his body.
When Narcissus, looking one last time into the pool uttered, « Oh marvellous boy, I loved you in vain, farewell », Echo too chorused, « Farewell. Eventually, Echo, too, began to waste away. Her beauty faded, her skin shrivelled, and her bones turned to stone. Today, all that remains of Echo is the sound of her voice.
Daphnis recounting the tale of Echo to Chloe. The tale of Daphnis and Chloe is a 2nd-century romance by Greek author Longus. At one point in the novel, Daphnis and Chloe are staring out at the boats gliding across the sea. Chloe, having never heard an echo before, is confused on hearing the fisherman’s song repeated in a nearby valley.