Alexida

Alexida (Ancient Greek: polytonic|Ἀλεξίδη) was a daughter of Amphiaraus, from whom certain divinities called "Elasii" (in Greek, "Elasioi" or polytonic|Ἐλάσιοι, i. e. the averters of epileptic fits) were believed to be descended. [Plutarch, "Quaest. Gr." 23] cite encyclopedia | last = Schmitz | first = Leonhard | authorlink = | title = Alexicles | editor = William Smith | encyclopedia = Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology | volume = 1 | pages = 128 | publisher = Little, Brown and Company | location = Boston | year = 1867 | url = http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=moa;cc=moa;idno=acl3129.0001.001;q1=demosthenes;size=l;frm=frameset;seq=143]

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  • Amphiaraus — In Greek mythology, Amphiaraus (or Amphiaraos, doubly cursed or twice Ares like [Karl Kerenyi, The Heroes of the Greeks 1959:296.] ) was the son of Oecles and Hypermnestra, and husband of Eriphyle. Amphiaraus was the King of Argos along with… …   Wikipedia

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