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Glauce
(354 words)

(Γλαύκη; Glaúkē).

[German version]

[1] Nereide

Nereid (Hom. Il. 18,39; Hes. Theog. 244; Hyg. Praef. 8), whose name describes the glossy blue as well as comparable colour shades of the sea (Hom. Il. 16,34; Hes. Theog. 440) and whose masculine counterpart is  Glaucus. G. is also represented as a nymph at various locations (Paus. 8,47,2f.; Tzetz. Theogony 100-102).

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Harder, Ruth Elisabeth (Zürich), Zaminer, Frieder (Berlin) and Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Glauce”, 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 26 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e424840>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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