Eirene (daughter of Poseidon)

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For the personification of peace, see Eirene (Greek goddess).

In Greek mythology, Eirene was a daughter of Poseidon and Melantheia (daughter of Alpheus). She gave her name to Eirene, a small island near Crete. The island was later called Anthedonia and Hypereia, but eventually received the name Calauria after Calaurus, who was also a son of Poseidon.[1][2]


  1. ^ Plutarch, Quaestiones Graecae, 19
  2. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium s. v. Kalaureia