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(Μύρινα; Mýrina).

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[1] Amazon

Amazon (Dionysius Chalcidensis FHG 4 F 2), daughter of Cretheus, wife of Thoas (schol. Apoll. Rhod. 1,601); eponym of the city of the same name (M. [3]) on Lemnos (Hecataeus FGrH 1 F 138c).

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[2] Daughter of Teucer

Daughter of Teucer, wife of Dardanus [1], first mentioned in Hom. Il. 2,814; her burial mound was displayed outside Troy as Batieia (Strab. 12,8,6). She wa…

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), Külzer, Andreas (Vienna) and Schwertheim, Elmar (Münster), “Myrina”, 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 11 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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