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Antea
(97 words)

(Ἄντεια; Ánteia).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of the king of Lydia

Daughter of the king of Lycia (Iobates or Amphianax, Apollod. 2,25), wife of  Proetus, ruler of Tiryns, to whom Bellerophon slandered her because he did not want to requite her love (Hom. Il. 6,160 ff.). From the tragedians on, she is called  Stheneboea (Apollod. 2,25).

[German version]

[2] Wife of the younger Helvidius Priscus

Wife of the younger Helvidius Priscus (Plin. Ep. 9,13,4 f…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Antea”, 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 03 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e123160>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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