First-Wives’ Club: Oinone and Her Son | SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE ΕΥΔΟΞΑ ΑΓΝΩΣΤΑ ΚΑΤΑΓΕΛΑΣΤΑ


Here’s some mythical-grade misogyny, with a variation on the Potiphar’s wife motif, and some infanticide. Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, 3.155 “Hektor married Andromache, Êetiôn’s daughter, and Alexandros [Paris] married Oinônê the daughter of Kebren the river. She learned the power of prophecy from Rhea and warned Alexander not to sail to Helen. Because she did not persuade…

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