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Xanthippe
(279 words)

(Ξανθίππη; Xanthíppē).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Dorus

Daughter of Dorus, with Pleuron parent of Agenor [3], Sterope, Stratonice and Laophonte (Apollod. 1,58).

[German version]

[2] Mythical feeder of her imprisoned father Mycon

Woman who fed her father Mycon in prison with her milk (Hyg. Fab. 254; the same motif with different names: Val. Max. 5,4, ext. 1; Plin. HN 7,121; Fest. 228,28-32;…

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Antoni, Silke (Kiel) and Döring, Klaus (Bamberg), “Xanthippe”, 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 23 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12212140>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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