Laothoe

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In Greek mythology, Laothoe (Λαοθόη) can refer to the following women:

  • Laothoe, daughter of Menetus, possible mother of the Argonauts Erytus (Eurytus) and Echion by Hermes.[5]
  • Laothoe, consort of Porthaon, mother of Sterope, Stratonice and Eurythemiste.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Homer, Iliad, 21. 85; 22. 48
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2.7.8.
  3. ^ Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1. 139
  4. ^ Tzetzes, Homerica, 437ff
  5. ^ Argonautica Orphica, 135
  6. ^ Hesiod, Catalogue of Women fr. 26. 7 Merkelbach & West (1967).

Bibliography[edit]

  • Merkelbach, R.; West, M.L. (1967), Fragmenta Hesiodea, Oxford, ISBN 0-19-814171-8 .