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Melantho
(89 words)

(Μελανθώ/Melanthṓ).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Deucalion, mother of Delphus

Daughter of Deucalion, who gave birth to Poseidon's son Delphus, the eponym of Delphi (Tzetz. Lycoph. 208).

Bibliography

F. Bömer, P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphosen, Kommentar zu Buch 6-7, 1976, 42f.

[German version]

[2] Unfaithful servant of Penelope

Unfaithful servant of Penelope (Hom. Od. 18,320-340; 19,65-95), lover of Eurymachus (cf. Diog. Laert. 2,79); brazenly sou…

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Gauly, Bardo Maria (Kiel), “Melantho”, 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 26 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e730310>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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