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Encyclopedia > Arisbe (daughter of Merops)

In Greek mythology, Arisbe was a daughter of Merops of Percote, a seer. In a non-Homeric story, she married Priam, later king of Troy, and bore him a son named Aesacus. Priam subsequently divorced her in favor of Hecuba, daughter of King Dymas of Phrygia. Arisbe then married Hyrtacus, to whom she bore a son named Asius. The bust of Zeus found at Otricoli (Sala Rotonda, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican) Greek mythology is the telling of stories created by the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world and their own cult and ritual practices. ... Arisbe can be: Another name for Batea, a person in Greek Mythology An early (pre-Hecuba) wife of King Priam of Troy, also from Greek Mythology A place name in Homers Iliad. ... In Greek mythology, several distinct people shared the name Merops King of Ethiopia, husband of Clymene, father of Pandareus and stepfather of Phaethon son of Helios. ... Percote was a town or city on the southern (Asian) side of the Hellespont, to the northeast of Troy. ... King Priam killed by Neoptolemus, son of Achilles, detail of an Attic red-figure amphora In Greek mythology, Priam (Greek Πρίαμος, Priamos) was the king of Troy during the Trojan War, and youngest son of Laomedon. ... Troy or Ilion, see Troy (disambiguation) and Ilion (disambiguation). ... Aesacus or Aisakos in Greek mythology was a son of King Priam of Troy. ... King Priam killed by Neoptolemus, son of Achilles, detail of an Attic red-figure amphora In Greek mythology, Priam (Greek Πρίαμος, Priamos) was the king of Troy during the Trojan War, and youngest son of Laomedon. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... In Greek mythology, Dymas is the name of at least four characters. ... Location of Phrygia - traditional region (yellow) - expanded kingdom (orange line) In antiquity, Phrygia (Greek: ) was a kingdom in the west central part of the Anatolian Highland, part of modern Turkey. ... In Greek mythology, Hyrtacus is an obscure character, said to be the father of Asius and Nisus. ... Asius may refer to: Asios Hyrtakides. ...


The name Arisbe is shared by other characters in Greek myth, including the wife of Dardanus (also called Bateia) and a daughter of Macareus. There was a town named Arisbe in the Troad and another on the island of Lesbos. Arisbe, then, may be an eponym. In Greek mythology, Dardanus (burner up) was a son of Zeus by Electra, daughter of Atlas, and founder of the city of Dardania on Mount Ida in the Troad. ... In Greek mythology, Bateia can refer to several characters: The daughter of Teucer and ancesstress of the Trojans. ... In Greek mythology, Macar (also Macareus) was the son of Aeolus and Enarete, brother of Canace. ... Lesbos may refer to: Lesbos Island, a large Greek island in the Aegean Sea Lesbos Prefecture, the Greek prefecture that contains the island Slang word for Lesbians. ... An eponym is the name of a person, whether real or fictitious, which has (or is thought to have) given rise to the name of a particular place, tribe, discovery or other item. ...


 
 

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