Androktasiai

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In Greek mythology, the Androktasiai (Ancient Greek: Ἀνδροκτασίαι; singular: Androktasia) were the female personifications of manslaughter.

Hesiod in Theogony names their mother as Eris and their siblings as Lethe ("forgetfulness"), Ponos ("toil"), Limos ("starvation"), the Algea ("pains"), the Hysminai ("fightings"), the Makhai ("battles"), the Phonoi ("murders"), the Neikea ("quarrels"), the Pseudologoi ("lies"), the Amphilogiai ("disputes"), Dysnomia ("lawlessness"), Atë ("ruin"), and Horkos ("oath").[1]

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 This article incorporates text from Theogony, by Hesiod, translated by Hugh G. Evelyn-White, a publication from 1914 now in the public domain in the United States.

  1. ^ Hesiod (author); Evelyn-White, H.G. (trans.) (1914). The Theogony of Hesiod. p. 226. 

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