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(Κρέουσα; Kréousa, Latin Creusa).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Gaia and Oceanus

Daughter of Gaia and Oceanus, who bears  Hypseus and Stilbe to the river god Peneius (Pind. Pyth. 9,14f.; Diod. Sic. 4,69).

[German version]

[2] Youngest daughter of Erechtheus

The youngest daughter of  Erechtheus and  Praxithea. Apollo begat  Ion [1] with her, whom she abandons but whom Hermes took …

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Harder, Ruth Elisabeth (Zürich), “Creusa”, 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 16 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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