Neaera (Greek mythology)

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Neaera (/nɪˈɪərə/; Greek: Νέαιρα), also Neaira (/nɪˈrə/), is the name of multiple female characters in Greek mythology:

  • Neaera, a daughter of Autolycus, mother of Hippothous, eventually killed herself after hearing of the death of her son.[8]
  • Neaera of Lemnos, a friend of Eurynome in whose guise Pheme came to warn Eurynome of her husband's infidelity.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy, 1. 290 - 291
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, The Library 2. 1. 2
  3. ^ Hesychius of Alexandria s. v. Neaira
  4. ^ Homer, The Odyssey 12. 133 ff
  5. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. 9. 1 [1]
  6. ^ Tzetzes on Lycophron, 206
  7. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece 8. 4. 6
  8. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae, 243 [2]
  9. ^ Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3. 242
  10. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, 3. 5. 6
  11. ^ Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, 2. 141
  12. ^ Ovid, Amores, 4.28
  13. ^ Parian Chronicle, 12

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