(ᾨνάνθη/Ōinánthē). Of Samos, wife of Agathocles, hetaíra of Ptolemy III, mother of Agathocles  and of Agathoclea . For a short time, she was the mentor of the young Ptolemy V. The Alexandrians murdered O. in Oct./Nov. 203 BC when her son was overthrown. She is said to have gained influence only through personal relationships, but the tradition may well be biased. PP VI 14731.
F.W. Walbank, A Historical Commentary on Polybius, vol. 2, 437f.
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