Memphis (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Memphis (Ancient Greek: Μέμφις) was the female eponym of Memphis in Egypt. The name was attributed to several distinct characters, namely:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Apollodorus, 2.1.4; Tzetzes on Lycophron, Alexandra 894
  2. ^ Apollodorus, 2.1.5
  3. ^ Tzetzes, Chiliades 7.37 p. 370-371
  4. ^ Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica Notes on Book 3.1689
  5. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca historica 1.51.3

References[edit]

  • Apollodorus, The Library with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1921. ISBN 0-674-99135-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • Diodorus Siculus, The Library of History translated by Charles Henry Oldfather. Twelve volumes. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann, Ltd. 1989. Vol. 3. Books 4.59–8. Online version at Bill Thayer's Web Site
  • Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica. Vol 1-2. Immanel Bekker. Ludwig Dindorf. Friedrich Vogel. in aedibus B. G. Teubneri. Leipzig. 1888-1890. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Tzetzes, John, Book of Histories, Book VII-VIII translated by Vasiliki Dogani from the original Greek of T. Kiessling's edition of 1826. Online version at theio.com