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Thalpius

(90 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Θάλπιος; Thálpios). Grandson of Actor [4], son of the Actorion Eurytus and of Theraephone; he and Amphimachus [2], Diores [1] and Polyxenus [3] were leaders of the 40 Epeian ships at Troy (Hom. Il. 2,618-624; Paus. 5,3,3 f.; Dares 14; Dictys 1,17). T. is mentioned among the suitors of Helena [I 1] (Apollod. 3,129; Hyg. Fab. 81) and among those in the Trojan Horse (Q. Smyrn. 12,323), his grave is in Elis (Aristot. epigram 36, in [1]).…

Ocypete

(78 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Ὠκυπέτη/ Ōkypétē). Daughter of Thaumas and Electra [1], one of the Harpies, also called Ocythoe or Ocypode (according to Hesiod; Apollod. 1,123). Sister of Aëllo (also Nicothoe) and Celaeno [2] (Hes. Theog. 267; Apollod. 1,10; Hyg. Fab. 14,18; Praef. 35). O. fled from the sons of Boreas to the islands of the  Echinades, which are called Strophades after her because she turned back there (στροφή/ strophḗ) and, exhausted, fell her death (Apollod. 1,123).…

Ino [2]

(314 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Ἰνώ; Inṓ). Daughter of  Cadmus [1] and  Harmonia, generally taken to be the second (first: schol. Hom. Il. 7,86 Bekker according to Philostephanus and Eust. ad locum; schol. Lycoph. 22) wife of  Athamas in Thebes [2] (the first being  Nephele [1]). She is the mother of Learchus and  Melicertes. Envy of her stepchildren  Phrixus and  Helle prompted her to develop a cunning plan. She talked the women of the country into roasting the seed grains, thus causing a severe famine. She bri…

Thaumacia

(46 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Θαυμακίη; Thaumakíē). One of the cities in Magnesia [1] which were represented at Troy with altogether seven ships under the leadership of Philoctetes, today not located (Hom. Il. 2,716-719; Str.  9,5,16; Plin. HN 4,32; cf. Steph. Byz., s. v. Θαυμακία). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Thestius

(209 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Θέστιος/ Théstios). Mythical ruler of Pleuron in Aetolia (Str. 10,2,24; 10,3,6), son of Ares (Apollod. 1,59; Ps.-Plut. De fluviis 22,1, GGM 2, p. 661 f.) or Agenor [3] (Asius in Paus. 3,13,8) and Demonice/Demodice (Apollod. 1,59; schol. Apoll. Rhod. 1,146-149a) or Peisidice (Ps.-Plut. loc.cit.), brother of Euenus, Molus and Pylus (Apollod. 1,59); with Eurythemis (Apollod. 1,62), Leucippe (Hyg. fab. 14,17) or others (schol. Apoll. Rhod. 1,146-149a; 1,201a) father of several sons ( Thestiádai), e.g. Iphiclus (Bacchyl. 5,128 f.; Apollod. loc.cit.; Hy…

Theios

(108 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Θεῖος; Theîos). The term Theíōi is found, exclusively in the dative, in several inscriptions, e.g. in a calendar of sacrifices from the period of Hadrian. It is controversial (discussion of the sources: [1]) whether it refers to an independent deity (e.g. as a masculine counterpart to Theia [1]) or is an orthographical variant of the dative of theós ('god') or tò theîon ('the divine', 'the deity'). When Theíōi is linked by kaí ('and') with the name of another deity it is possible to interpret it as a further as…

Uraniones

(121 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Οὐρανίωνες; Ouraníōnes). [German version] [1] Term for the descendants of Uranus Term for the descendants of Uranus in general (Hes. Theog. 461; 919) and for the Titans in particular (Hom. Il. 5,898; Orph. fr. 57; Suda s. v. Οὐ.). For a list of all U. see [1. 973-975].…

Tenages

(62 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Τενάγης; Tenágēs). One of the Heliadae (according to schol. Pind. Ol. 7,131a-132a, partly according to Hellanikos, the youngest, also called Phaethon [3]), the seven sons of Helios and Rhodos (Rhode). T. is killed by some of his own brothers out of envy (Diod. 5,56,5-57,2; 5,61,1 = Zenon FGrH 523 F 1; schol. Hom. Il. 24,544c).…

Sagaritis

(224 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Σαγαρῖτις; Sagarîtis). According to one of the many aetiological versions of the legend of Attis which purport to explain the self-mutilation of the priests of Cybele, Attis fell in love with the Hamadryad S. and broke the promise of chastity he had given Cybele. The nymph then died from the injuries done to her tree by Cybele, whilst Attis went mad and emasculated himself (Ov. Fast. 221-246; without mentioning the name of the nymph: Julian. Or. 8,165a-168c Rochefort; Sall. Philosophus, De deis et mundo 4,7 Rochefort). The name S. is possibly connected with the river (god) Sangarius, probably also called Sagaris (Ps.-Plut. De fluviis 12; EM, s. v. Σάγαρις and…

Nerites

(83 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Νηρίτης; Nērítēs). Only son of Nereus and Doris [I 1], brother of the Nereids. He is either transformed into the snail of the same name by Aphrodite, who loves him because of his extraordinary beauty, out of anger because he does not follow her to Olympus, or in another version by Helios, possibly out of jealousy against Poseidon, N.'s lover (Ael. NA 14,28 with reference to lógoi thaláttioi, ‘seamen's tales’; compare EM s.v. ἀνηρίτης and νηρίτης). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Sous

(103 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Σόος/ Sóos). Member of the Spartan royal house of the Eurypontids. Not yet mentioned in Herodotus (7,204; 8,131), but included as son of Procles [1] and father of Eurypon in ruler lists in more recent sources (Plut. Lycurgus 1,40a-2,40c; Paus. 3,7,1; Phlegon FGrH 257 F 1,2). It may be possible to trace this mythical figure bac…

Styx

(305 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Στύξ/ Stýx). From Homer (Hom. Il. 2,755; 14,271; 15,36-38 et passim), who exclusively uses the phrase Στυγὸς ὕδωρ/ Stygòs hýdōr ('Water of Horror'), onwards a river (in Pl. Phd. 113c: lake) in the Underworld and besides Gaia and Uranus the most important of the gods' witnesses to oaths. It appears for the first time in Hes. Theog. 361; 383-403; 775-806 as a mythical figure. The S. is the earliest of the Oceanids and the mother with Pallas of Zelus, Nike, Cratus and Bia and, according to Epimenides (FGrH 457 F 5), with Peiras [1] of Echidna. As a reward for her support in a battle with the Titans she is elevat…

Otreus

(128 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Thersander

(193 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Θέρσανδρος/ Thérsandros). Son of Polynices and Argea [2], brother of e.g. Alastor and Timeas, with Demonassa [1] father of Tisamenus [1] (Pind. O. 2,76-81 with schol.; Hdt. 4,147; 6,52). T. takes part in the Epigoni's successful campaign against Thebes [2] ( Epigoni [2]), after he - on the model of his father - has secured Alcmaeon […

Orthus

(162 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Ὄρθος/ Órthos or Ὄρθρος/ Órthros; for the name, see [1]). Two-headed dog (in Tzetz. in Lycophr. 653: two dog heads and seven dragon heads), son of Typhon (Typhoeus) and Echidna; brother of Cerberos, of Hydra [1] and Chimaera (?, cf. [2. 254f.]; Hes. Theog. 304-320); b…

Nemertes

(46 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Νημερτής/ Nēmertḗs). Daughter of Nereus and Doris [I 1], one of the Nereids (Hom. Il. 18,46; Hes. Theog. 262 (schol. 253 interprets N. as an adjective to Pronoe); Hyg. Fab. Praef. 8; in Apollod. 1,12 it reads Neomeris instead of N.). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Phyleus

(227 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Φυλεύς; Phyleús). Eldest son of Augeias (Paus. 5,1,10), brother of Agasthenes (Paus. 5,3,3), according to Echemus [1] the second husband of Timandra (Hes. Fr. 176,3f.; cf. Hes. Fr. 23a,9. 31. 34f. M.-W.) or Ctimene …

Nautes

(114 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Ναύτης; Naútēs). Elderly Trojan, companion of Aeneas [1], priest of Athena and distinguished by her with outstanding wisdom. When Aeneas doubts whether he should stay in Sicily or continue to Italy, N. advises him to go on and found the colony of Acesta (Egesta/Segesta; Verg. Aen. 5,704ff., 728f.). N. accepts from Diomedes [1] the palladion that has been stolen, as a proxy for Ae…

Phylas

(166 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Φύλας; Phýlas). [German version] [1] King of the Thesprotians King of the Thesprotians, father of Astyoche [4] (Astyocheia in Hom. Il. 2,658). Heracles [1] fights on the side of the Caledonians against the Thesprotians, captures Ephyra [3]…

Pleione

(181 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Πληίονη/ Plēíonē, Latin Plione: Serv. Georg. 1,138). Daughter of Oceanus and Tethys (Ov. Fast. 5,83f.), mother of the Pleiades (Apollod. 3,110; schol. Hom. Od. 5,272), who - according to a widely accepted version- are named after their mother (schol. Hom. Il. …

Pachrates

(85 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Παχράτης/ Pachrátēs). Magician and prophet from Heliopolis [1], proved his craft to emperor Hadrian with the help of a smoke sacrifice to Selene, in recognition of which he received double his fee (PGM 1, P 4,2446ff.). P. may have served as inspiration for the figure of the magician Pancrates in Lucian. Philopseudes 34-36 [1] and is perhaps identical [2. 618f.] with the poet Pancrates [3]. Antoni, Silke (Kiel) Bibliography 1 K. Preisendanz, s.v. P., RE 18, 2071-2074 2 F. Stoessl, s.v. Pankrates (5), RE 18, 615-619.

Pelarge

(86 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Πελαργή; Pelarg). Daughter of Potneus, wife of Isthmiades. After the Epigoni campaign and the capture of Thebes P. and her husband are said to have renewed the interrupted Boeotian cult of Demeter Kabeiria and of Kore (Persephone) outside its former territory by reinstituting the consecration of the mysteries of the Cabiraei (or Cabirii), the descendants of the Cabiri, who originally inhabited the place. For this, she herself received cultic worship, in accordance with an oracle from Dodona (Paus. 9,25,5-7). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Othryoneus

(97 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Ὀθρυονεύς; Othryoneús). [German version] [1] Warrior from Cabesus Warrior from Cabesus, fights at Troy on Priamus' side, for which the latter promises him the hand of his daughter Cassandra. O. is killed by Idomeneus [1] (Hom. Il. 13,363ff., 772; Steph. Byz. s.v. Ἀγάθυρσοι and Καβασσός; Macr. Sat. 5,5,8). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [German version] [2] Teacher from Opus Teacher from Opus, in whose company Patroclus strikes dead the son of Amphidamas [2] while playing (Alexander Aetolus in schol. Hom. Il. 23,86a1 = CollAlex fr. 10, p. 127f. and TrGF 1, 101 F 1). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Peiras

(108 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Πείρας; Peíras). [German version] [1] Father of Echidna According to Epimenides (FGrH 457 F 5), P. was the father of Echidna with Styx as the mother (Paus. 8,18,2). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [German version] [2] Founder of the Heraeum of Argos Son …

Naiads

(475 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Ναιάδες; Naiádes, Νηιάδες; Nēiádes, singular Ναιάς; Naiás, Νηιάς; Nēiás, Νηίς; Nēís; Latin Naiades). Collective term for water nymphs in general (Nymphs; Hom. Il. 6,22; 14,444; 20,384; Hom. Od. 13,104; 13,356), who also have specific names corresponding to the bodies of water with which they are associated (cf. schol. Hom. Il. 20,8 Bekker). Etymologically, the term Naiádes is related to νάω/ náō (‘to flow’) and νᾶμα/ náma (‘something that flows, river’) (Hesych. s. v. Ναΐδες; etymology m. s. v. Νῆις). Subject to t…

Tenthredon

(61 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Τενθρηδών/ Tenthrēdṓn, 'gall wasp': schol.  Nic. Alex. 547a-b;  cf. [1]). Descendant of Magnes [2] (schol. and Eust. on Hom. Il. 2,756), father of Prothous [3], the leader of the Magnetes (Hom. Il. 2,756; Lycophr.  899 with Tzetz.; Aristot. Epigr. 28, in [2]).…

Telon

(36 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Phoebe

(422 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Φοίβη/ Phoíbē, Lat. Phoebe). [German version] [1] Titan, daughter of Gaia and Uranus ('Bright, pure one' [2], cf. on the etymology: [3]). Titan (Titans), daughter of Gaia and Uranus (Hes. Theog. 136; Orph. fr. 114; Apollod. 1,2; cf. Diod. Sic. 5,66,2f.; of Chthon (Chthonic deities): Aesch. Eum. 6f.; of Kronos: Schol. Pind. Pyth., hypothesis p. 1 Drachmann), b…

Nicagora

(37 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Νικαγόρα/ Nikagóra). Sicyonian, wife of Echetimus, mother of Agasicles. According to legend she brought Asclepius, in the shape of a serpent, in a mule cart from Epidaurus to Sicyon (Paus. 2,10,3). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Tacita

(100 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] ('the silent', also Dea Muta 'mute goddess'). The name, date (21 February, on the Feralia) and nature of her cult (Ov. Fast. 2,569-582), which is supposed to have been introduced to Rome by the king Numa Pompilius (Plut. Numa 8,65b), suggest an Underworld deity (cf. Ov. Fast. 2,609; 5,422; Verg. Aen. 6,264 f.). T. is identified with the Nymph Lara/Lala or Larunda (Varro Ling. 5,74), who betrays a plan of Iuppiter, and he tears out her tongue. Raped by Mercurius, she becomes the mother of the Lares (Ov. Fast. 2,583-616; Lactant. Div. inst. 1,20,35).…

Thootes

(45 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Θοώτης; Thoṓtēs). Herald of Menestheus [1] at Troy, sent by him to the two Aiantes (Ajax [1-2]) and to Teucrus [2] to ask for help in battle with the Lycians Sarpedon [1] and Glaucus [4]  (Hom. Il. 12,342-363). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Othryoneus

(93 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Ὀθρυονεύς). [English version] [1] Krieger aus Kabesos Krieger aus Kabesos, kämpft vor Troia auf der Seite des Priamos, wofür ihm dieser die Hand seiner Tochter Kassandra verspricht. O. wird von Idomeneus [1] getötet (Hom. Il. 13,363ff., 772; Steph. Byz. s.v. Ἀγάθυρσοι und Καβασσός; Macr. Sat. 5,5,8). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [English version] [2] Lehrer aus Opus Lehrer aus Opus, bei dem Patroklos den S…

Nyktimos

(85 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Rhexenor

(116 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Mylas

(46 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Μύλας). Einer der Telchines. Erfinder der Mühle (nach Paus. 3,20,2 der lakonische König Myles), Stifter des Kultes der Mylánteioi theoí in Kameiros auf Rhodos und Namensgeber für das Vorgebirge Mylantia bei Kameiros (Hesych. s.v. Μ.; Steph. Byz. s.v. Μυλαντία). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Oistros

(116 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Οἶστρος). Personifikation der Raserei (vgl. Furor, Lyssa, Mania [1]); die einzige erh. lit. Quelle (Poll. 4,142) zählt O. unter den ékskeua prósōpa (“speziell ausgearbeiteten Masken”) des trag. Dramas auf (zu den bildlichen Darstellungen: [1]). Konkret bez…

Pleione

(167 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Πληίονη, lat. Plione: Serv. georg. 1,138). Tochter des Okeanos und der Tethys (Ov. fast. 5,83f.), Mutter der Pleiaden (Apollod. 3,110; schol. Hom. Od. 5,272), die - nach geläufiger Version - nach ihrer Mutter benannt sind (schol. Hom. Il. 18,486 Bekker nach dem Epischen Zyklus; schol. Apoll. Rhod. 3,225-227a), des Hyas und der Hyaden (schol. Hes. erg. 383a; Hyg. astr. 2,21 nach Musaios; Hyg. fab. 192 und 248), Großmutter des Mercurius (Ov. met. 2,742f.; Ov. epist. 16,62; Val. Fl. …

Nikagora

(31 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Νικαγόρα). Sikyonierin, Frau des Echetimos, Mutter des Agasikles, bringt der Sage nach Asklepios in Schlangengestalt mit einem Maultierwagen von Epidauros nach Sikyon (Paus. 2,10,3). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Phoibe

(408 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Φοίβη, lat. Phoebe). [English version] [1] Titanin, Tochter der Gaia und des Uranos (die “Lichte”, “Reine” [2], vgl. zur Etym.: [3]). Titanin (Titanen), Tochter der Gaia und des Uranos (Hes. theog. 136; Orph. fr. 114; Apollod. 1,2; vgl. Diod. 5,66,2f.; des Chthon (Chthonische Götter): Aischyl. Eum. 6f.; des Kronos: schol. Pind. P., Hypothesis p. 1 Drachmann), von ihrem Bruder Koios (korrupt: Hyg. fab. praef. 10: Polus) Mutter der Leto und der Asteria [2] (Hes. theog. 404-409; Diod. 5,67,2; Apollod. 1,8; sch…

Ophelestes

(47 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Ὀφελέστης). [English version] [1] Troianer Troer, fällt vor Troia durch Teukros (Hom. Il. 8,274). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [English version] [2] paionischer Kämpfer vor Troia Paionischer Kämpfer vor Troia, von Achilleus [1] getötet (Hom. Il. 21,210; schol. Hom. Il. 13,643 Maass mit Konjektur). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Odios

(88 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Ὀδίος, auch Ὁδίος). [English version] [1] Herold der Griechen vor Troia Herold der Griechen vor Troia (Hom. Il. 9,170; des Telamoniers Aias [1]: schol. Hom. Il. 2,96). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [English version] [2] Anführer der Halizonen Zusammen mit Epistrophos (bei Dictys 2,35 beide Söhne des Minuus) Anführer der Halizonen aus dem bithynischen Alybe vor Troia (Hom. Il. 2,856f.; Strab. 12,3,20ff.; Apollod. epit. 3,35), kämpft auf der Seite der Troianer und fällt durch Agamemnon (Hom. Il. 5,38-42). Zum Namen: Arr. FGrH 156 F 98. Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Pelarge

(75 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Πελαργή). Tochter des Potneus, Gattin des Isthmiades. P. soll zusammen mit ihrem Mann nach dem Epigonenzug und der Einnahme von Theben den ausgesetzten boiotischen Kult der Demeter Kabeiria und der Kore (Persephone) durch die Wiedereinsetzung der Mysterienweihen der Kabeiraioi (oder Kabeirioi), der Nachkommen der diesen Ort urspr. bewohnenden Kabeiroi, außerhalb des alten Gebietes erneuert und dafür, gemäß einem Orakelspruch aus Dodona, selbst kult. Verehrung erfahren haben (Paus. 9,25,5-7). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Periphetes

(148 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Περιφήτης). [English version] [1] Sohn des Hephaistos (Periphantos/Περίφαντος: Suda s.v. Θησείοισιν). Sohn des Hephaistos (oder des Neptunus: Hyg. fab. 38; dagegen Hyg. fab. 158) und der Antikleia. Wegelagerer bei Epidauros, der mit seiner Keule ( korýnē), nach der er den Beinamen Korynḗtes (“Keulenträger”, lat. claviger: Ov. met. 7,436f.) hat, alle Vorübergehenden erschlägt. P. wird (zumeist als erster: Diod. 4,59; Apollod. 3,217; Plut. Theseus 8,4b) von Theseus auf dessen Weg von Troizen nach Athen getötet, der seine Keule übernimmt (D…

Panope

(115 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Πανόπη). [English version] [1] Tochter des Nereus und der Doris [I1] (Πανόπεια bei Nonnos, Panopea bei Vergil; die “Allsorgende” [1], anders Eust. ad Hom. Il. 18,41, p. 1131, 4 und 6f.). Tochter des Nereus und der Doris [I 1], eine der Nereiden (Hom. Il. 18,45; Hes. theog. 250; Apollod. 1,12; Lukian. dialogi marini 7; Nonn. Dion. 39,255; 43,100 und 264; Verg. Aen. 5,240 und 825; Verg. georg. 1,437; Hyg. fab. praef. 8). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) Bibliography 1 W. Aly, s.v. P. (1), RE 18.3, 636 2 J.Ch. Balty, s.v. P., LIMC 7.1, 172. …

Pandia

(116 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Πανδία, auch: Πανδεία, Πανδείη). Tochter des Zeus und der Selene (Hom. h. 32,14-16; Hyg. fab. praef. 28; in diesem Sinne wohl auch Phot. s.v. Πάνδια und Etym. m. s.v. Πάνδεια). Nach anderen Quellen (Orph. fr. 280,8; Maximos, Perí katarchṓn 123, 146, 326; schol. Demosth. or. 21,9,39a-d) Beiname (Πάνδια, Πάντια) der Selene (vgl. [3. 62]). Das gleichnamige att. Fest geht wahrscheinlich, entgegen der verbreiteten (spät-?)ant. Auffassung (vgl. schol. Demo…

Nautes

(102 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Ναύτης). Troianischer Greis, Begleiter des Aineias [1], Priester der Athena und durch sie mit herausragender Weisheit ausgezeichnet. Als Aineias/ Aeneas zweifelt, ob er in Sizilien bleiben oder nach Italien weiterziehen soll, rät ihm N. zur We…

Phyleus

(224 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Φυλεύς). Ältester Sohn des Augeias (Paus. 5,1,10), Bruder des Agasthenes (Paus. 5,3,3), nach Echemos [1] zweiter Gatte der Timandra (Hes. fr. 176,3f.; vgl. Hes. fr. 23a,9. 31. 34f. M.-W.) oder der Ktimene [1] (Eust. ad Hom. Il. 2,625-630), bei Hyg. fab. 97,12 Gatte der Eustyoche. Ph. ist Vater des Meg…

Oiax

(140 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Peiras

(99 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Πείρας). [English version] [1] Vater der Echidna Nach Epimenides (FGrH 457 F 5) von der Styx Vater der Echidna (Paus. 8,18,2). Ant…

Sagaritis

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Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Σαγαρῖτις). Nach einer der vielen aitiologischen Versionen der Attissage, die die Selbstverstümmelung der Kybelepriester erklären sollen, verliebt sich Attis in die Hamadryade S. und bricht das Keuschheitsversprechen, das er Kybele gegeben hatte. Die Nymphe stirbt daraufhin durch die Wunden, die Kybele ihrem Baum zufügt, Attis dagegen wird wahnsinnig und entmannt sich (Ov. fast. 221-246; ohne Nennung des Namens der Nymphe: Iul. or. 8,165a-168c Roc…
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