(Μυρρίνη/Murrhínē). Athenian noblewoman, daughter of Callias , mother of five children by Hippias  (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
2 PA 10485
3 Traill, PAA, 662355.
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Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough),
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 29 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e814520>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510