A daughter of Leucippus and Philodice, and sister of Hilaeira and Phoebe, the wives of the Dioscuri. By Apollo she became the mother of Eriopis, and the Messenian tradition regarded Asclepius also as her son.1

At Sparta she had a sanctuary and was worshiped as a heroine.2



  1. Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 10.3; Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 26.6; Scholiast on Pindar's Pythian Odes iii, 14; Cicero. On the Nature of the Gods iii, 22.
  2. Pausanias. Description of Greece iii, 12.7.


  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.