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Callirhoe
(335 words)

(Καλλιρ[ρ]όη; Kallir(r)hóē, ‘the fair-flowing’).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Oceanus

Daughter of Oceanus, wife of  Chrysaor [4], mother of  Geryoneus (Hes. Theog. 351; 979ff.; Apollod. 2.106; Hyg. Fab. 151). She appears in the circle of  Persephone (H. Hom. 5,419); also mentioned as wife of Manes or of Poseidon (Dion. Hal. Ant. 1.27.1; schol. Pind. O. 14.5).

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Zingg, Reto (Basle) and Wandrey, Irina (Berlin), “Callirhoe”, 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 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e606990>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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