Aletis

"Wanderer." A surname of Erigone, the daughter of Icarius. After his death she wandered around looking for him everywhere, hence the name Aletis, "Wanderer." A name sung in her honor was also called Aletis.1

References

Notes

  1. Anthenaus xiv, 618; Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 10.6.

Sources

  • Bartelink, Dr. G.J.M. (1988). Prisma van de mythologie. Utrecht: Het Spectrum.
  • Hederich, Benjamin. (1770). Gr√ľndliches mythologisches Lexikon. Leipzig, p. 1035-1036.