Asteria (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Asteria (/əˈstɪəriə/; Ancient Greek: Ἀστερία, "of the stars, starry one") was a name attributed to the following eleven individuals:

Christoph Willibald Gluck gave the name Asteria to one of the characters in his 1765 opera Telemaco, though the name did not appear in Homer's Odyssey on which the opera was based.

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  1. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 404 ff
  2. ^ Nonnus, Dionysiaca 17.282
  3. ^ Nonnus, Dionysiaca 26.351–355
  4. ^ Nonnus, Dionysiaca 17.282, 23.236, 26.355, 27.199–203, 33.151–152.
  5. ^ Apollodorus, 2.1.5
  6. ^ Eustathius on Homer, Iliad 776, 16
  7. ^ Suida, Suda Encyclopedia s.v. Alkyonides
  8. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium, Ethnica s.v. Hydissos
  9. ^ Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 1.139 citing Pherecydes
  10. ^ Tzetzes on Lycophron, Alexandra 53
  11. ^ Tzetzes on Lycophron, Alexandra 939
  12. ^ Tzetzes on Lycophron, Alexandra 450
  13. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca historica 4.16.3
  14. ^ Corpus Inscriptionum Graecarum 4. 8185 (painting on François Vase)

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