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[1] Oceanid

One of the Oceanids (Hes. Theog. 354).

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[2] Daughter of Danaus

Daughter of Danaus, by the river god Spercheius (Nicander fr. 41 Schneider) or by Peneius (Pherecydes FGrH 3 F 8); mother of Dryops.

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[3] Half-sister of Achilles

Daughter of Peleus and Antigone [2], (half-)sister of Achilles [1] (Pher…

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Binder, Carsten (Kiel), “Polydora”, 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 22 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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