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Astyoche
(170 words)

(Ἀστυόχη; Astyóchē). Common mythic-epic woman's name, which is easily adapted to the hexameter, for instance:

[German version]

[1] Sister of  Agamemnon and Menelaus

Sister of  Agamemnon and Menelaus, wife of the Phocian Strophius, who was the father of Pylades (Hyg. Fab. 117).

[German version]

[2] Daughter of  Laomedon

Daughter of  Laomedon (Apollod. 3,146), wife of Telephus, mother of Eurypylus, whom…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Astyoche”, 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 24 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e205000>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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