The epithet of Thetis (Hom. Il. 20,207) and the Nereids as a whole (Apoll. Rhod. 4,1599). The etymology was disputed in antiquity (‘daughter of the sea’, among other meanings; cf. Hsch. s.v. ὕδναι); today, H. is defined as ‘sea-wave’ (with gen. ἅλός and n-stem fr…
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Ambühl, Annemarie (Groningen),
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