Alke

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For the Italian vehicle manufacturer, see Alkè.
"Alce" redirects here. For the legendary beast, see Griffin.

In Greek mythology, the name Alke (Ἁλκή "prowess, courage"), also transliterated as Alce, may refer to:

  • Alke, daughter of Cybele and Olympus. She was given a second name, Cybele, after her mother.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Homer, Iliad 5. 738 ff
  2. ^ Theoi Project - Alke
  3. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 5. 49. 3
  4. ^ Latin Anthology, 392
  5. ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses, 3. 217; Hyginus, Fabulae, 181