Pandora (daughter of Pyrrha)

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This article is about daughter of Pyrrha, who in turn is a daughter of the elder Pandora. For her grandmother, see Pandora.

In Greek mythology, Pandora (Ancient Greek: Πανδώρα, derived from πᾶς "all" and δῶρον "gift", thus "all-gifted" or "all-giving")[1] was a daughter of King Deucalion and Pyrrha who was named after her maternal grandmother, the more famous Pandora.

According to the Hesiodic Catalogue of Women (fr. 5), she was the mother of Graecus by the god Zeus.[2]

Her brother was Hellen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evelyn-White, note to Hesiod, Works and Days 81.; Schlegel and Weinfield, "Introduction to Hesiod" p. 6; Meagher, p. 148; Samuel Tobias Lachs, "The Pandora-Eve Motif in Rabbinic Literature", The Harvard Theological Review, Vol. 67, No. 3 (Jul., 1974), pp. 341-345.
  2. ^ Catalogue of Women by Hesiod