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Rhode
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(Ῥόδη; Rhódē). Presumably identical with Rhódos (Ῥόδος; cf. the form of the name in Pind. Ol. 7,71b and schol. Pind. Ol. 7,71b), the eponym of the island of Rhodes (Diod. Sic. 5,56,3; schol. Pind. Ol. 7,24g), daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite (Apollod. 1,28) or Aphrodite (Pind. O. 7,14; schol. Pind. Ol. 7,24 f) or Halia [2] (Diod. Sic. 5,55,4), alternatively of Oceanus (Epimenides FHG 4,404) or Asopus (schol. Hom. Od. 17,208); wife of Helios (Sol; Pind. Ol. 7,14), the main god of the island, also of Poseidon (schol. Lycoph.  923). Issue of her union w…

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Eiben, Susanne (Kiel), “Rhode”, 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 03 August 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1022570>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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