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Merope
(163 words)

(Μερόπη/Merópē).

[German version]

[1] One of the seven Pleiades

One of the seven Pleiades, daughter of Atlas, wife of Sisyphus, mother of Glaucus [2] (Apollod. 1,85; 3,110; Hyg. fab. 192; Ov. Fast. 4,175).

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[2] Daughter of Oenopion and Helice

Daughter of Oenopion and Helice, raped by Orion (Apollod. 1,25; Hyg. Astr. 2,34).

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[3] Daughter of Cypselus

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), “Merope”, 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 25 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e800300>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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