Thronia

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In Greek mythology, the name Thronia (Θρωνία) or Thronie (Θρωνίη) may refer to:

  1. Thronia, a daughter of Belus and mother of Arabus, the eponym of Arabia, by Hermes.[1][2]
  2. Thronia, a Naiad nymph, mother of Abderus by Poseidon[3] and the eponym of the city Thronion in Opuntian Locris.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hesiod, Catalogue of Women fr.137 Translated by Evelyn-White, H G. Loeb Classical Library Volume 57. London: William Heinemann, 1914.
  2. ^ Strabo, Geography, 1.2.34.. Translated by Horace Leonard Jones. Loeb Classical Library. 1917.
  3. ^ Pindar, Paean 2.1–2 (fr. 52b S–M). It should be noted that the Bibliotheca (2.5.8) says that Abderus was the son of Hermes.
  4. ^ Scholia on Homer, Iliad 2.533