The daughter of King Lycomedes in the island of Scyros. It was at his court that Achilles was concealed by his mother Thetis. During his stay he had an affair with Deidamea and she had a son by him called Pyrrhus (later called Neoptolemus) and, according to others, of Oneirus also.



  • Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 13.7.
  • Ptolemaeus Hephaestus, 3.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.