(Νικοθόη; Nikothóē). Daughter of Thaumas and Electra , one of the Harpies, also called Aëllopus (Apollod. 1,122) or Aëllo (Hes. Theog. 267; Apollod. 1,10). Sister of Ocypete and Celaeno . Chased from the table of Phineus  and pursued by the sons of Boreas, N. plunged into the Peloponnesian river Tigres, which was named Harpys after her (Apollod. 1,122).
Cite this pageAntoni, Silke (Kiel), “Nicothoe”, 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 20 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e823340>
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