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Pasithea
(86 words)

(Πασιθέα; Pasithéa).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Nereus and Doris [I 1]

Daughter of Nereus and Doris [I 1] (Hes. Theog. 246).

[German version]

[2] One of the Charites (Graces)

One of the Charites (Graces), promised in marriage by Hera to Hypnos (Sleep) in exchange for putting Zeus to sleep (Hom. Il. 14,267ff.; Paus. 9,35,4); in Nonnus (Nonn. Dion. 15,91; 31,121; 31,186; 33,40; 47,278), daughter of Dionysus and Hera, wife of Hypnos (cf. also Catull. 63,43; Anth.…

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), “Pasithea”, 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 19 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e909460>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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