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(Πεισιδίκη; Peisidíkē).

[German version]

[1] Name of various mythical figures

Name of various mythical figures: daughter of Aeolus [1], wife of Myrmidon (Apollod. 1,51f.), daughter of Nestor [1] (ibid. 1,94), daughter of Pelias (ibid. 1,95; Hyg. Fab. 24).

[German version]

[2] Daughter of King Lepethymnus of Methymna

Daughter of King Lepethymnus of Methymna; love prompted her to betray her home city to its besieger, Achilles [1], but she was stoned to death for…

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), “Peisidice”, 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 27 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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