The wife of Celeus, king of Eleusis, and mother of Abas, Demophon, and Triptolemus. She took Demeter into her house when the goddess in arrived in Attica looking for her daughter Persephone, and employed her as a servant.
She is called Meganeira (Μεγάνειρα) by Pausanias.1
- Homeric Hymns. Hymn to Demeter, 161.
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library i, 5.1.