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Myrrhine
(81 words)

[German version]

(Μυρρίνη/Murrhínē). Athenian noblewoman, daughter of Callias [2], mother of five children by Hippias [1] (Thuc. 6,55,1). Born probably no later than 570 BC; year of death and other information unknown; object of ridicule in Aristophanes (Equ. 449). Added by Jacoby to the text of Cleidemus (FGrH 323 F 15) as the daughter of Charmus, the polemarch of c. 557/6 (regarding this and other entanglements [1. 450]).

Myrtle; Peisistratus; Peisistratids

Bibliography

1 Davies

2 PA 10485

3 Traill, PAA, 662355.

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Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough), “Myrrhine”, 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 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e814520>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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