Algea (Ancient Greek: Ἄλγεα; singular: Ἄλγος) is used by Hesiod in the plural as the personification of sorrows and griefs, which are there represented as the daughters of Eris, Greek goddess of strife.
The name is related to the word suffix '-algia' denoting a painful condition.
The three known Algea are Lupe (Λυπη - "pain"), Achos (Αχος - "grief"), and Ania (Ανια - "sorrow").
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Leonhard Schmitz, Leonhard (1870). "Algos". In Smith, William. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. p. 131.
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