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(Ἡσιόνη; Hēsiónē).

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[1] Oceanid

Oceanid, wife of  Prometheus (Aesch. PV 558).

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[2] Wife of Nauplius

Wife of  Nauplius, mother of  Palamedes (Apollod. 2,23).

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[3] Progenitor of the Trojan royal house

Wife of  Atlas [2], mother of  Electra [3], progenitor through her grandson  Dardanus [1] of the Trojan royal house.

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Harder, Ruth Elisabeth (Zürich), “Hesione”, 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 21 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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