Deiopea
(54 words)

[German version]

(Δηιόπεια; Dēiópeia). A nymph in the vicinity of Cyrene, distinguished by her extraordinary beauty; she lives in the depths of the Peneius (Verg. G. 4,343). Juno promises her to Aeolus in marriage (Verg. Aen. 1,71-73).

Bibliography

R. A. B. Mynors, Virgil. Georgics (comm.), 1990, 303

M. Scarsi, s.v. D., EV 2,17.

Cite this page
Bloch, René (Berne), “Deiopea”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 01 October 2016 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e312990>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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