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(179 words)

(Ἡνιόχη/Hēnióchē, ‘Holder of the reins’).

[German version]

[1] Eptihet of Hera

Epithet of Hera in Boeotian Lebadea, where sacrifices were made to, e.g., Zeus Basileus, Demeter and H. before consulting the Trophonius-oracle (Paus. 9,39,5); Hera is also a chariot driver in the Iliad (Hom. Il. 8,392).


Schachter 1, 240f.

[German version]

[2] Wife of Creon

According to Ps.-Hes. Sc. 83, the wife of  C…

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Willi, Andreas (Basle) and Heinze, Theodor (Geneva), “Henioche”, 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 19 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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