Protogeneia

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For the asteroid, see 147 Protogeneia.

Protogeneia (Ancient Greek: Πρωτογένεια "the firstborn"), in Greek mythology, may refer to:

  • Protogeneia, one of the daughters of Erechtheus and Praxithea. She and her sister Pandora committed suicide when Erechtheus sacrificed Chthonia, another sister of theirs.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 7. § 2.
  2. ^ Scholia on Pindar, Olympian Ode 9. 85; Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius 4. 1780
  3. ^ Scholia on Pindar, Olympian Ode 9. 85
  4. ^ Conon, Narrations 14
  5. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 7. §7.
  6. ^ Suda s. v. παρθένοι

Sources[edit]

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.