Ocalea (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Ocalea[pronunciation?] or Ocaleia (Ancient Greek: Ὠκάλεια) was an Argive queen as the wife of King Abas. She was the daughter of Mantineus and by her husband, she became the mother of twin sons, Acrisius and Proetus. Often, she was referred to as Aglaïa.[1]

Argive genealogy[edit]

Argive genealogy in Greek mythology
InachusMelia
ZeusIoPhoroneus
EpaphusMemphis
LibyaPoseidon
BelusAchiroëAgenorTelephassa
DanausPieriaAegyptusCadmusCilixEuropaPhoenix
MantineusHypermnestraLynceusHarmoniaZeus
Polydorus
SpartaLacedaemonOcaleaAbasAgaveSarpedonRhadamanthus
Autonoë
EurydiceAcrisiusInoMinos
ZeusDanaëSemeleZeus
PerseusDionysus
Colour key:

     Male
     Female
     Deity


References[edit]

  1. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2.2.1