Cleopatra Alcyone

Greek mythological person, daughter of Idas and Marpessa

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Cleopatrē Alcyone (Ancient Greek: Κλεοπάτρη Ἀλκυόνη, romanizedKleopátrē Alkuónē) was the daughter of Idas and Marpessa and the wife of Meleager.

Mythology

Alcyone died of grief or hanged herself[1] when her husband, Meleager was killed.[2][3][4]

Notes

  1. ^ Apollodorus, 1.8.3
  2. ^ Homer, Iliad 9.562
  3. ^ Eustathius of Thessalonica, ad Hom. p. 776.
  4. ^ Gaius Julius Hyginus, Fabulae 174.

References

  • Apollodorus, The Library with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1921. ISBN 0-674-99135-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • Gaius Julius Hyginus, Fabulae from The Myths of Hyginus translated and edited by Mary Grant. University of Kansas Publications in Humanistic Studies. Online version at the Topos Text Project.
  • Homer, The Iliad with an English Translation by A.T. Murray, Ph.D. in two volumes. Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1924. ISBN 978-0674995796. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Homer, Homeri Opera in five volumes. Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1920. ISBN 978-0198145318. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.


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