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Aegle
(191 words)

(Αἴγλη; Aíglē). Suggestive name (‘glory’, ‘radiance’) for youthful radiant heroines, who can have genealogical connections to Helios:

[German version]

[1] Naiade, with Helios, mother of the Charites

Naiade, with Helios, mother of the Charites (Paus. 9,35,5; Verg. Ecl. 6,20).

[German version]

[2] Daughter of Helios

One of the Heliades, daughter of Helios…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Aegle”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 27 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e109910>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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