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(84 words)

(Λαοθόη; Laothóē).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Thespius

Daughter of Thespius, by Heracles [1] mother of Antiphus (Apollod. 2,163).

[German version]

[2] Lover of Apollo

Lover of Apollo, by whom she bears Thestor, grandmother of Calchas (Pherecydes FGrH 3 F 108).

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[3] Concubine of Priamus

Concubine of Priamus, by whom she bears Lycaon and Polydorus (Hom. Il. 21,34f., 85-96; 22,46-48).

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Harder, Ruth Elisabeth (Zürich), “Laothoe”, 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 17 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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