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Sterope
(195 words)

(Στερόπη/Sterópē, Ἀστερόπη/Asterópē '(flash of )lightning'; Ἀερόπη/Aërópē).

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[1] One of the Pleiades

One of the Pleiades, the seven daughters of Atlas [2] and Pleione (Hes. fr. 169 M.-W.; Apollod. 3,110; Paus. 5,10,6), mother by Ares of Oenomaus [1] (Hellanikos FGrH 4 F 19a; Eratosth. Katasterismoí (epitome) 23; cf. Tzetz. on Lycoph. 149). There is a depiction of S. on the frieze of the eastern gable at Olympia (Paus. 5,10,6; [2. 809 no. 5]), dated to the second q…

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Waldner, Katharina (Berlin), “Sterope”, 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 21 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1122520>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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