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Mythology (4)

Ancient myths

SKOLOS (Ancient city) VIOTIA
   Agave, (Agaue). Daughter of Cadmus and wife of Echion. She, with other women, in a bacchanalian frenzy, tore to pieces her own son Pentheus.

This text is from: Harry Thurston Peck, Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. Cited Nov 2002 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks

Pentheus & Agave

(Scolus) said to be the place from which Pentheus was brought when he was torn to pieces. For more information see Ancient Thebes, Mythology, Ancient Fables

Historic figures


ETEONOS (Ancient city) THIVES
Son of Boeotus and Arne, king of Eteonus (Steph. Byz.)

Eteonus, (Eteonos), a descendant of Boeotus, and father of Eleon, from whom the Boeotian town of Eteonos derived its name. (Eustath. ad Hom. p. 265.)

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