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(129 words)

(Κομαιθώ; Komaìthṓ).

[German version]

[1] Lover of Amphitryon

Daughter of  Pterelaus, the mythological king of Taphos. She helped  Amphitryon, with whom she has fallen in love, in his battle against the Teleboeans from Taphos. She was, however, killed by him after he had conquered the island (Apollod. 2,60).

[German version]

[2] Priestess of Artemis Triklaria at the sanctuary of Laphria near Patrae

Priestess of  Artemis Triklaria at the…

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Prescendi, Francesca (Geneva), “Comaetho”, 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 10 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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