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Polyxo
(198 words)

(Πολυξώ/Polyxṓ).

[German version]

[1] One of the Hyades

One of the Hyades.

[German version]

[2] Mother of Antiope

Wife of Nycteus, mother of Antiope [1].

[German version]

[3] Wife of Tlepolemus

Wife of Tlepolemus. After he fell in the Trojan War, she holds funeral games for him in Rhodes where she had fled with him from Argos. When her friend Helena [1] flees to her, she has her - as the guilty party in the war in whic…

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), “Polyxo”, 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 25 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1002640>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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