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Castianera
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(Καστιάνειρα; Kastiáneira). Legitimate concubine of  Priamus, mother of Gorgythion who was killed by Teucer (Hom. Il. 8,302ff.). She is from Aesyme in Thrace: Priamus' marriage policy creates a widespread network of relationships to diverse coalition partners.

Bibliography

G. Wickert-Micknat, Die Frau (ArchHom R), 1982, 83.

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Stoevesandt, Magdalene (Basle), “Castianera”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e610280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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