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(Ἀστυδάμεια; Astydámeia).

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[1] Daughter of the Dolopian king Amyntor

Daughter of the Dolopian king Amyntor, by Hercules mother of Tlepolemus (Hes. fr. 232; Pind. Ol. 7,24). In Homer she is Astyocheia (Il. 2,658), in Apollod. 2,149 and Hyg. Fab. 162 Astyoche, daughter of Phylas of Ephyra (Apollod. 1,166).

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[2] Wife of  Acastus of Iolcus

Wife of  Acastus of Iolcus, who purified Peleus from his accidental killing of  Eury…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Astydameia”, 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 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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