Aethra (Greek mythology)
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- Aethra, name of one of the Oceanids, the 3000 daughters of Oceanus and Tethys. She is sometimes called the wife of Atlas and mother of the Pleiades, Hyades (more usually the offspring of Pleione) and Hyas.
- Aethra (possibly same as above) is, in one source, called the wife of Hyperion, rather than Theia, and mother of Helios, Eos, and Selene.
- Aethra, daughter of King Pittheus of Troezen and mother of Theseus either by Poseidon or Aegeus.
- Aethra, wife of the Spartan Phalanthus. She fulfilled the prophecy given to her husband by her tears, after which he conquered Tarentum for himself.
- Robert Graves, The Greek Myths, (1955; 1960) index, s.v. "Aethra".
- Hyginus. Astronomica, 2.21.
- Ovid. Fasti, 5.171
- Hyginus. Fabulae, 192
- Hyginus. Fabulae, Preface.
- Plutarch. Theseus, 3; Hyginus. Fabulae, 14
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. Bibliotheca, 3.15.7; Hyginus. Fabulae, 37
- Pausanias. Description of Greece, Book 10.
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