Companion of Persephone
|Member of the Oceanids|
|Parents||Oceanus and Tethys|
|Siblings||Other Oceanids and the Potamoi|
In Greek mythology, Admete (//; Ancient Greek: Ἀδμήτη means 'the unbroken, unwedded or untamed') was one of the 3,000 Oceanids, daughters of the Titans Oceanus and his sister-wife Tethys. Admete represented unwedded maidens while her sister Zeuxo represented the yoke of marriage. Variations of her name were Admeta or Admeto. The name of Admete/ Admeta was the female form of Admetus.
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- Hesiod, Theogony 349
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- Hyginus, Fabulae Preface
- Homeric Hymn to Demeter 421
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- Hesiod, Theogony from The Homeric Hymns and Homerica with an English Translation by Hugh G. Evelyn-White, Cambridge, MA.,Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1914. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
- The Homeric Hymns and Homerica with an English Translation by Hugh G. Evelyn-White. Homeric Hymns. Cambridge, MA.,Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1914. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
- Kerényi, Carl, The Gods of the Greeks, Thames and Hudson, London, 1951.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1870). "Admete". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.