Lysidice (mythology)

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Lysidice (Λυσιδίκη) is the name of several women in Greek mythology.

  1. Lysidice, daughter of Thespius and Megamede, mother of a son Teles by Heracles.[1]
  2. Lysidice, daughter of Pelops and Hippodamia. She married Mestor and became the mother of Hippothoe.[2][3] She was also sometimes said to be the mother of Alcmene, by Electryon.[4]
  3. Lysidice, daughter of Coronus, mother of Philaeus by Ajax the Great.[5][6]
  4. Lysidice of Athens, one of the would-be sacrificial victims of Minotaur.


  1. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, The Library, 2.7.8 [1]
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, The Library, 2.4.5 [2]
  3. ^ Tzetzes on Lycophron, 932
  4. ^ Plutarch, Life of Theseus, 7, [3]
  5. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium, s. v. Philaidai
  6. ^ Tzetzes on Lycophron, 53