presents the story of Hypsipyle and the women of Lemnos in a
student-friendly reader designed to facilitate the reading,
comprehension, and enjoyment of this high-interest tale. Discussion
Questions encourage careful reading of and thoughtful reflection on the
text, while Connections to the Aeneid questions prompt students who are familiar with Vergil's epic to explore the relationship of the Thebaid to its literary predecessor. This text provides the unadapted Latin text of the Thebaid Book 5.1–637.