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Laonome
(90 words)

(Λαονόμη; Laonómē).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Guneus

Daughter of Guneus, wife of Alcaeus [1] (other names are also mentioned), mother of Amphitryon (Paus. 8,14,2; Apollod. 2,50).

[German version]

[2] Daughter of Amphitryon and Alcmene

Daughter of Amphitryon and of Alcmene, sister of Heracles [1], wife of the son of Poseidon Euphemus (schol. Pind. Pyth. 4,79). In Hellanicus (FGrH 4 F 13) she is associated with the god of the Underworld Hodoedocus.

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Harder, Ruth Elisabeth (Zürich), “Laonome”, 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 20 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e631130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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