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Idaea
(163 words)

(Ἰδαία; Idaía).

[German version]

[1] Epithet of Cybele

One of many epithets of the mother of gods ( Cybele), named after her cult on the Phrygian  Ida [2] (e.g. Eur. Or. 1453; Str. 10,469).

[German version]

[2] Nymph of the Ida mountains

Nymph of Ida [2] in Phrygia, wife of the river god Scamander, mother of  Teucer, the first king in the Troad, after whom the people of the Teucri are named (Apollod. 3,139; Diod. Sic. 4,75).

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Walde, Christine (Basle) and Zingg, Reto (Basle), “Idaea”, 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 24 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e522050>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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