Admete (Oceanid)

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In Greek mythology, Admete (/ædˈmt/; Ancient Greek: Ἀδμήτη "the unbroken" or "unwedded, untamed") or Admeta, was one of the Oceanids, daughters of Oceanus and Tethys.[1] Along with her other sisters, she was one of the companions of Persephone in Sicily when the god Hades abducted the daughter of Demeter.[2] Hyginus in the preface to his fables calls her Admeto.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 349.
  2. ^ Homeric Hymn to Demeter, 421
  3. ^ Hyginus. Fabulae, Preface

Sources[edit]

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