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Argiope
(123 words)

(Ἀργιόπη; Argiópē).

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[1] Nymph

Nymph. Rejected by her lover Philammon, she journeys from Parnassus to the Odrysae in Thrace and there gives birth to the singer  Thamyris (Apollod. 1,16; Paus. 4,33,3) [1].

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[2] Thracian wife of Orpheus

Thracian wife of Orpheus, for whose sake he enters the Underworld (Hermesianax fr. 7,1-14 Powell).

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[3] Daughter of Teuthras

Daughter of Te…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Argiope”, 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 17 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e134440>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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