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Argea
(153 words)

(Ἀργεία [Argeía], Argia). Appears as the ‘wife of Argus’ in a supporting role in various myths concerning Argus.

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Oceanus

Daughter of Oceanus, sister and wife of Inachus, mother of the early Argive king Phoroneus and Io (Hyg. Fab. 143).

[German version]

[2] Older daughter of Adrastus and Amphithea

Older daughter of Adrastus and Amphithea, wife of Polynices (Hyg. Fab. 69,5). She participated in …

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Argea”, 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 23 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e134210>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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