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AMPHILOGIAI
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Αμφιλογια
Αμφιλογιαι
Amphilogia
Amphilogiai
Atercatio Disputes,
Altercations

THE AMPHILOGIAI were the female spirits (daimones) of disputes, debate and contention. They were one of the groups of contentious spirits spawned by Eris (Lady Strife).

PARENTS

ERIS (no father) (Hesiod Theogony 226)


Hesiod, Theogony 226 ff (trans. Evelyn-White) (Greek epic C8th or C7th B.C.) :
"But abhorred Eris (Strife) bare painful Ponos (Toil), and Lethe (Forgetfulness), and Limos (Starvation), and the Algea (Pains), full of weeping, the Hysminai (Fightings) and the Makhai (Battles), the Phonoi (Murders) and the Androktasiai (Man-slaughters), the Neikea (Quarrels), the Pseudo Logoi (Lies), the Amphillogiai (Disputes), and Dysnomia (Lawlessness) and Ate (Ruin), who share one another's natures, and Horkos (Oath)"


Sources:

  • Hesiod, Theogony - Greek Epic C8th-7th B.C.