Eidyia

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In Greek mythology, Eidyia /ˈd.ə/ was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys,[1] and queen to Aeetes, king of Colchis.[2] Mother of Medea, Chalciope and Absyrtus,[3][4][5][6] she was also the youngest of the Oceanides.[7] Some sources called her the goddess of knowledge.

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  1. ^ Hesiod, Theogony, 352
  2. ^ Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3. 268
  3. ^ Hesiod, Theogony, 960.
  4. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 9. 23.
  5. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae, 25
  6. ^ Accounts vary on the name of Absyrtus' mother, and only Apollodorus (1. 9. 23) seems to consider him full brother of Medea; see Absyrtus.
  7. ^ Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3. 244-245

References[edit]

  • Apollodorus, 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.
  • Apollonius Rhodius, The Argonautica, Jason and the Argonauts, Translated by R.C. Seaton, Forgotten Books, 2007. ISBN 9781605063317.
  • Hesiod, Theogony, in The Homeric Hymns and Homerica with an English Translation by Hugh G. Evelyn-White, Cambridge, MA.,Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1914.
  • Hyginus, Gaius Julius, The Myths of Hyginus. Edited and translated by Mary A. Grant, Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 1960.

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