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Aglaea
(73 words)

(Ἀγλαΐα, ep. -η; Aglaía/-ē, ‘festive radiance’).

[German version]

[1] Youngest of the Charites

Youngest of the  Charites, married to Hephaestus (Hes. Theog. 945; Pind. Ol. 14,10).

[German version]

[2] Figure from Greek myth: Spouse of Charopus

Spouse of Charopus, mother of  Nireus of Syme, according to Achilles, he was the most handsome of the men at Troy (Hom. Il. 2,671-5; Diod. Sic. 5,53).

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Aglaea”, 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 04 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e108200>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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