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Phalkes

(154 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Φάλκης). Heraklide (Herakleidai), Sohn des Temenos, Bruder des Kissos (Keisos: Paus. 2,19,1), Kerynes, Agaios (andere Söhne des Temenos nennt Apollod. 2,179) und der Hyrnetho, Vater des Rhegnidas (Paus. 2,13,1). Aus Eifersucht auf Hyrnetho und deren Gatten Deïphontes, die Temenos seinen Söhnen vorzieht, lassen Ph. und seine Brüder (mit Ausnahme des jüngsten: Agaios) den Vater beim Baden überfallen und töten (Nikolaos von Damaskos FGrH 90 F 30; Diod. 7,13,1; Apollod. l.c.; Paus. …

Nerites

(78 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Νηρίτης). Einziger Sohn des Nereus und der Doris [I 1], Bruder der Nereiden. Wird entweder von Aphrodite, die ihn wegen seiner außergewöhnlichen Schönheit liebt, aus Zorn darüber, daß er ihr nicht in den Olympos folgt, in die gleichnamige Meerschnecke verwandelt oder, nach anderer Version, von Helios, evtl. aus Eifersucht auf Poseidon, dessen Geliebter N. ist (Ail. nat. 14,28 mit Berufung auf lógoi thaláttioi, “Schiffersagen”; vgl. Etym. m. s.v. ἀνηρίτης und νηρίτης). 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)

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. [English version] [2] eine der Töchter des Thespios Eine der Töcht…

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. Demosth. or. 21, 9, 39a; Phot. l.…

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 Weiterfahrt und zur Gründung der Kolonie Acesta (Egesta/Segesta; Verg. Aen. 5,704ff., 728f.). N. nimmt in Vertretung des opfernden Aineias von Diomedes [1] das geraubte Palladion entgegen und wird so zum Urheber des Minerva-Dienstes der gens Nautia in Rom, deren Stammvater er ist (Varro, De familiis Troianis be…

Orthos

(156 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Ὄρθος oder Ὄρθρος, zum Namen: [1]). Zweiköpfiger Hund (bei Tzetz. in Lykophr. 653: zwei Hunde- und sieben Drachenköpfe), Sohn des Typhon (Typhoeus) und der Echidna; Bruder des Kerberos, der Hydra [1] und der Chimaira (?, vgl. [2. 254f.]; Hes. theog. 304-320); von Echidna (oder Chimaira: [2. 256]) Vater der Phix (Sphinx) und des Nemeischen Löwen (Hes. theog. 326f.). Wächter der Rinderherde des Geryoneus (bei Pind. I. 1,13: Pl. κύνες/ kýnes, “Hunde”), wird zusammen mit dem Hirten Eurytion [3] von Herakles [1] erschlagen, als er versucht, diesen …

Noemon

(105 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Νοήμων). [English version] [1] Lykier, Gefolgsmann des Sarpedon vor Troia Lykier, Gefolgsmann des Sarpedon vor Troia, fällt durch Odysseus (Hom. Il. 5,678; Ov. met. 13,258). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [English version] [2] Pylier, Gefährte des Antilochos vor Troia Pylier, Gefährte des Antilochos vor Troia (Hom. Il. 23,612). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [English version] [3] Ithakesier Ithakesier, Sohn des Phronios, leiht auf Bitten der Athena dem Telemachos ein Schiff für dessen Fahrt nach Pylos (Hom. Od. 2,386f.). Als er es später selbst braucht, fragt er Ant…

Molossos

(57 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Μολοσσός). Sohn des Neoptolemos [1] und der Andromache (unbenannt in Eur. Andr.). Bei Pausanias (1,11,1f.) Bruder des Pielos und des Pergamos, Stiefbruder des Kestrinos. Eponym der Molossoi und Ahnherr des molossischen Fürstenhauses (Eratosth. in schol. Hom. Od. 3,188; vgl. Pind. N. 7,38-40 und schol. Pind. N. 7,56a-b; Serv. Aen. 3,297). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Nikothoe

(65 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Νικοθόη). Tochter des Thaumas und der Elektra [1], eine der Harpyien, auch Aëllopus (Apollod. 1,122) oder Aëllo (Hes. theog. 267; Apollod. 1,10) genannt. Schwester der Okypete und der Kelaino [2]. Nach der Vertreibung vom Tisch des Phineus wird N. von den Boreassöhnen verfolgt und stürzt in den peloponnesischen Fluß Tigres, der nach ihr Harpys genannt wird (Apollod. 1,122). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Phylas

(152 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Φύλας). [English version] [1] König der Thesproter König der Thesproter, Vater der Astyoche [4] (Astyocheia bei Hom. Il. 2,658). Herakles [1] kämpft auf der Seite der Kalydonier gegen die Thesproter, nimmt Ephyra [3] ein, tötet Ph., nimmt seine Tochter als Gefangene mit und zeugt mit ihr Tlepolemos (Hom. Il. 2,653-660; Apollod. 2,149, vgl. Soph. Trach. hypothesis; Apollod. 2,166; Apollod. epit. 3,13). Bei Diod. 4,36,1 heißt derselbe König Phyleus. Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [English version] [2] König der Dryoper König der Dryoper, frevelt (ein Festschmaus im Hain des Apollon…

Mopsopos

(51 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[English version] (Μόψοπος, auch Μόψοψ oder Μόψος). Mutmaßlicher attischer König oder Heros. Name erschlossen aus Mopsopia, der alten Bezeichnung für Attika (Lykophr. 733, 1340; Kall. fr. 709; Strab. 9,1,18; 9,5,22; Anth. Pal. 7,614,8; Tib. 1,7,54; Ov. met. 5,661; 6,423; Ov. epist. 8,72; Sen. Phaedr. 121; 1276). 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)

Noemon

(104 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Νοήμων/ Noḗmōn). [German version] [1] Lycian, follower of Sarpedon at Troy Lycian, follower of Sarpedon at Troy, killed by Odysseus (Hom. Il. 5,678; Ov. Met. 13,258). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [German version] [2] Pylian, companion of Antilochus at Troy Pylian, companion of Antilochus at Troy (Hom. Il. 23,612). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [German version] [3] Ithacian Ithacian, son of Phronius, who upon Athena's request lent a ship to Telemachus for his journey to Pylus (Hom. Od. 2,386f.). When he later needed the ship himself, he asked Antinous [1] about Te…

Odius

(96 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Ὀδίος/ Odíos, auch Ὁδίος/ Hodíos). [German version] [1] Herald of the Greeks at Troy Herald of the Greeks at Troy (Hom. Il. 9,170; of the Telamonian Ajax [1]: schol. Hom. Il. 2,96). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [German version] [2] Leader of the Halizons at Troy Together with Epistrophus (in Dictys 2,35 both are sons of Minuus) leader before Troy of the Halizons from the Bithynian Alybe (Hom. Il. 2,856f.; Str. 12,3,20ff.; Apollod. Epit. 3,35), fought on the Trojans' side and was killed by Agamemnon (Hom. Il. 5,38-42). On the name: Arr. FGrH 156 F 98. Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Zelos

(66 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Ζῆλος; Zêlos). Personification of zeal; son of Pallas and Styx. He and his siblings, Nike, Kratos and Bia, are constant companions of Zeus (Hes. Theog. 383-388), and his aides in the fight against the Titans (Apollod. 1,9). He is later equated with Zelotypia ('Jealousy': Orph. Fr. 127; Meleager Anth. Gr. 5,190; Hyg. Fab. praef. 17: Invidia; Hes. Op. 195 f.). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Schoeneus

(241 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Σχοινεύς/ Schoineús, Latin Schoeneus;  cf. σχοῖνος/ schoînos, 'rush'). [German version] [1] Son of Athamas and Themisto Son of Athamas and Themisto, the daughter of Hypseus; brother of Leucon [1], Erythrius and Ptous/Ptoeus (Herodorus FGrH 31 F 38; Apollod. 1,84; Nonnus, Dion. 9,312-321; Tzetz. Ad Lykophr. 22, some with variant names). Father of both the Boeotian Atalante and the Arcadian one (Hes. fr. 72,9 f.; 75,12-15; 76,9 M.-W.; Apollod. 1,68; 1,112; 3,109; Hyg. Fab. 173; 185; 244; Ov. Met. 10,609; 10,660 et passim) and of Clymenus [6] (Hyg. Fab. 206; 238; 242; 246). …

Setaea

(121 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Σήταια; Sḗtaia). One of the Greeks' Trojan prisoners of war after the capture of Troy. On Mount Sybaris, fearing threatening servitude, she persuades the women captured with her to set fire to the Greek fleet. As punishment she is shackled to a cliff for vultures to feed on (Lycophr. 1075-1082; Tzetz. Ad Lycoph. 921; 1075-1081). The place takes it name, Setaeum, from her (Steph. Byz. s. v. Σηταῖον; EM s. v. Σηταῖον). According to Apollodorus (Epit. 6,15c = Tzetz. Ad Lycoph. 921) t…

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 back to a historical person, since it is to S.'s reign that e.g. the enslaving of the Helots is ascribed (Plut. loc.cit.), and Plato (Crat. 412b) is familiar with a respected Spartan with the name Σοῦς/ Soûs (contracted form of Sóos). Lycurgus [4] Antoni, S…

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 …

Otreus

(128 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Ὀτρεύς; Otreús). [German version] [1] Son of Dymas Son of Dymas [1], brother of Hecabe, brother-in-law of Priamus. King of Phrygia (Hesych. s.v. Ο.), eponym of the Bithynian town of Otroia (Strab. 12,4,7). Together with Mygdon [2] and with Priamus, he fought against the Amazons who were invading Phrygia (Hom. Il. 3,184-189; schol. Hom. Il. 3,189; Eust. ad Hom. Il. 3,186 p. 402). Aphrodite, in an encounter with Anchises, refers to herself as a daughter of O. (Hom. h. 5,111f.). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) [German version] [2] Mariandynian Mariandynian, brother of Lycus [5], friend of Dyma…

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 [1]'s participation as the leader of the campaign by bribing Eriphyle with the péplos [1] of Harmonia (Diod. 4,66,1-3; Apollod. 3,80-82; 3,86; Paus. 2,20,5; 9,8,7). After the capture of Thebes he was given the city to r…

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); by Echidna (or Chimaera: [2. 256]) father of Phix (Sphinx) and of the Nemeian lion (Hes. Theog. 326f.). He guarded Geryon's herd of cattle (in Pind. Isth. 1,13: pl. κύνες/ kýnes, “dogs”), and together with the herdsman Eurytion [3] he was killed by Hercules [1], when he tried to prevent h…

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)

Phalces

(158 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Φάλκης; Phálkēs). Heraclid (Heraclidae), son of Temenus, brother of Cissus (Ceisus: Paus. 2,19,1), Cerynes, Agaeus (other sons of Temenus are mentioned in Apollod. 2,179) and Hyrnetho, father of Rhegnidas (Paus. 2,13,1). Out of envy of Hyrnetho and her husband Deïphontes, whom Temenus prefers to his sons, P. and his brothers (with the exception of the youngest: Agaeus) have their father attacked and killed while bathing (Nicolaus of Damascus FGrH 90 F 30; Diod.Sic. 7,13,1; Apollod…

Theias

(82 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Θείας; Theías). Son of Belus and the Nymph Oreithyia (or her husband), unwittingly fathers Adonis with his daughter Smyrna (Myrrha). When he discovers the offence, he first tries to kill his daughter, who escapes by transforming herself into the tree of the same name, then kills himself in shame (Antoninus Liberalis 34; Apollod. 3,183 f. after Panyassis; Tzetz. Lycoph. 829). Other sources name Cinyras as Smyrna's father (Ov. Met. 10,298-518; Hyg. Fab. 58; Tzetz.  Lycoph. 831). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Panope

(121 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
(Πανόπη; Panópē). [German version] [1] Daughter of Nereus and Doris [I1] (Πανόπεια/ Panópeia in Nonnus, Panopea in Virgil; the ‘all-caring one’ [1], different in Eust. Ad Hom. Il. 18,41, p. 1131, 4 and 6f.). Daughter of Nereus and Doris [I 1], one of the Nereids (Hom. Il. 18,45; Hes. Theog. 250; Apollod. 1,12; Lucian Dialogi marini 7; Nonnus, Dion. 39,255; 43,100 and 264; Verg. Aen. 5,240 and 825; Verg. G. 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. [German version] [2] One of the daughters of Thespius On…

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]). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) Bibliography 1 Th. Bergk, Poetae Lyrici Graeci, vol. 2, 41882.

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). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

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…

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 of Argos [I 1] and Euadne, brother of Ecbasus, Epidaurus and Criasus (Apollod. 2,3). According to Plutarchus (FGrH 388 F 2), P. founded the sanctuary of the Argive Hera, installed his daughter Callithyia (Callithoe [2]/Io) as priestess and dedicated to Hera an idol made from pear-wood. He is ide…

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 the naiads are above all rivers…

Tenthredon

(61 words)

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[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]). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) Bibliography 1 LSJ, 1775, s. v. T. 2 Th. Bergk (ed.), Poetae Lyrici Graeci, vol. 2, 41882.

Telon

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[German version] (Τήλων; Tḗlōn). King of the Teleboae, ruler of the island Capreae, father of Oebalus [2] by the nymph Sebethis (Verg. Aen. 7,734-736; Serv. Aen. 7,734 f.; cf. Sil. Pun. 8,541 f.). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Phoebe

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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), by her brother Coeus (corrupt: Hyg. Fab. praef. 10: Polus) mother of Leto and Asteria [2] (Hes. Theog. 404-409; Diod. Sic. 5,67,2; Apollod. 1,8; Schol. …

Nicagora

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[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

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[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). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Thootes

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[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)

Sao

(32 words)

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[German version] (Σαώ/ Saṓ, ‘protector (fem.)’, ‘saviour’). Daughter of Nereus and Doris [I 1], one of the Nereids (Hes. Theog. 243; Apollod. 1,11). Antoni, Silke (Kiel) Bibliography N. Icard-Gianolio, s.v. S., LIMC 7.1, 666.

Nyctimus

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[German version] (Νύκτιμος; Nýktimos). One of the 50 sons of Lycaon, either the oldest, who legitimately assumed sovereignty over Arcadia following the death of his father (Paus. 8,3,1; 5), or the youngest, who because of Gaia's intervention was the only one to be spared punishment by Zeus after the sacrilege of Lycaon and his sons (Fairy tale) and became king himself at the time of Deucalion's flood (Apollod. 3,96-99). According to another version N. himself was slaughtered (Lycophr. 481; Clem. Al. Protreptikos 2,36,5; Nonn. Dion. 18,20-24). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Oeax

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[German version] (Οἴαξ/ Oiax, Latin Oeax, 'helm'). Son of Nauplius [1] and Clymene [5] (also Philyra or Hesione [2]: Apollod. 2,23), brother of Palamedes and Nausimedon (Apollod. 2,23; 3,15; schol. Eur. Or. 432; Dictys 1,1). Marched with Palamedes to Troy (Philostr. Heroicus 10,10, p. 183 Kayser), where, after the stoning of Palamedes, he etched an account of his brother's fate onto the blades of a rudder and threw them into the sea (schol. Aristoph. Thesm. 771, following Eur. Palamedes); Suda s.v. Π…

Mopsopus

(51 words)

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[German version] (Μόψοπος/ Mόpsopos, also Μόψοψ/ Mόpsops or Μόψος/ Mόpsos). Presumably Attic king or hero. Name conjectured from Mopsopia, the old name for Attica (Lycophr. 733, 1340; Call. fr. 709; Strab. 9,1,18; 9,5,22; Anth. Pal. 7,614,8; Tib. 1,7,54; Ov. Met. 5,661; 6,423; Ov. Epist. 8,72; Sen. Phaedr. 121; 1276). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

Pandia

(121 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Πανδία/ Pandía, also: Πανδεία/ Pandeía, Πανδείη/ Pandeíē). Daughter of Zeus and Selene (Hom. h. 32,14-16; Hyg. fab. praef. 28; in this sense probably also Phot. s.v. Πάνδια/ Pándia and EM s.v. Πάνδεια/ Pándeia). According to other sources (Orph. fr. 280,8; Maximos, Perì katarchôn 123, 146, 326; schol. Dem. Or. 21,9,39a-d) an epithet (Πάνδια/ Pándia, Πάντια/ Pántia) of Selene (cf. [3. 62]). The Attic festival of the same name can, contrary to the widespread view in (late?) Antiquity (cf. schol.Dem. Or. 21, 9, 39a; Phot. l.c.; EM l.c.)…

Pittheus

(302 words)

Author(s): Antoni, Silke (Kiel)
[German version] (Πιτθεύς/ Pittheús, name probably derived from πειθώ/ peithṓ [1], therefore something like 'good adviser' [3], cf. [2]). P. was perhaps originally an ancient oracular deity, according to the sources the son of Pelops and Hippodamia [1], a brother of Atreus and Thyestes (Eur. Med. 684; Eur. Heracl. 207; Apollod. Epit. 2,10; Schol. Eur. Or. 5; Ov. Met. 8,622f.), father of Aethra (Hom. Il. 3,144; Eur. Heracl. 207f.; Eur. Supp. 4-7; Bacchyl. 17,34; Hyg. Fab. 14,5 and elsewhere) and Henioche …

Thaumas

(89 words)

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[German version] (Θαύμας/ Thaúmas). Son of Pontus [1] and Gaia (or Tethys: Orph. Fr. 117), brother of Nereus, Phorcys [1], Ceto and Eurybia (Hes. Theog. 237 f.; Apollod. 1,10); with Electra [1] (Ozomene: Hyg. Fab. 14,18) father of the Harpies and Iris [1] (Hes. Theog. 265-267; 780; Verg. Aen. 9,5; Ov. Met 4,480 et passim; on the interpretation of the genealogy see Pl. Tht. 155d; Cic. Nat. D. 3,20,51). T. is also named as the father of the river Hydaspes (Nonn. Dion. 26,358-365) and of Arce (Ptol. Chennos 6,6, p. 39 Chatzis). Antoni, Silke (Kiel)

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)
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