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In Greek mythology, Eurycyda[pronunciation?] (Εὐρυκύδα, sic) was the daughter of Endymion and either Asterodia, Chromia or Hyperippe. Her brothers were Aetolus, Epeius and Paeon.[1]

With Poseidon, she mothered Eleius, after whom the region of Elis was named, as was its people, the Eleans.[2]

Several authors refer to her as "Eurypyle".[3]


  1. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 5. 1. 4
  2. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 5. 1. 8
  3. ^ Conon, Narrations, 14; Etymologicum Magnum 426. 20; Scholia on Iliad, 11. 688