Parthenos (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, the name Parthenos (Παρθένος "virgin") may refer to:

  • Daughter of Apollo and Chrysothemis, who died a maiden and was placed among the stars as the constellation Virgo.[4] Her story might be a variant for that of the precedent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 5. 62. 3 - 4
  2. ^ Strabo, Geography, 7. 4. 2
  3. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium s. v. Parthenou hieron
  4. ^ Hyginus, Poetical Astronomy, 2. 25
  5. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 5. 11. 10; 10. 34. 8; see Athena Parthenos
  6. ^ Homeric Hymn 27. 1; Euripides, Trojan Women, 551
  7. ^ Scholia on Pindar, Olympian Ode 6. 149; Stephanus of Byzantium s. v. Hermion