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(Χρυσόθεμις; Chrysóthemis).

[German version]

[1] Beloved of Apollo

Beloved of Apollo. From their union Parthenus was born, but died as a child and was transformed into a constellation by Apollo (Hyg. Poet. Astr. 2,25). According to Diodorus (5,62,1f.) she was the wife of Staphylus and mother of Molpadia, Parthenus and Rhoeo. The latter bore Appollo's son  Anius.

[German version]

[2] Daughter of Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra

Daughter of Agamemnon and C…

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Bloch, René (Berne), “Chrysothemis”, 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 06 July 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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