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Myrto
(158 words)

(Μυρτώ/Myrt ).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Menoetius

Daughter of Menoetius [1] from Opus in Locria; sister of Patroclus, mother by Heracles [1] of  Euclea (Plut. Aristides 331e).

[German version]

[2] Supposed wife of Socrates

Real or putative daughter, granddaughter or great-granddaughter (the sources disagree) of Aristides [1] the Just. A tradition deriving from Aristotle's ‘On Noble Birth (Περὶ εὐγενείας fragment 3 Ross, fragments 71,1-2 Gigon; SSR I B 7) implies that So…

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Antoni, Silke (Kiel) and Döring, Klaus (Bamberg), “Myrto”, 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 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e814680>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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