A virgin who supposedly brought the mysteries of Demeter from Paros to Thasos. In the famous painting of Polygnotus in Delphi she was depicted with a cista mystica -- in iconography a symbol of keeping secrets (Paus. 10,28,3).
Wife of Phobius, king of Miletus. She fell in love with Antheus, who was staying at court as a hostage, but sought reven…
Cite this page
Michel, Raphael (Basle),
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 13 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e616010>