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MENIPPE
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Μενιππη Menippê Menippe Strong-Horse
(menos, hippos)

MENIPPE was a Naiad Nymph of the River Peneios (Peneus) in Thessalia (Thessaly), northern Greece. Her son Phrastor emigrated to Italia and became king of the Tyrrhenians.

PARENTS

PENEIOS (Dionysius of Halicarnassus 1.28)

OFFSPRING

PHRASTOR (by Pelasgos) (Dionysius of Halicarnassus 1.28)

ENCYCLOPEDIA

MENIPPE (Menippê). A daughter of Peneius, and wife of Pelasgus, by whom she became the mother of Phrastor (Dionys. i. 28).

Source: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.


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Other references not currently quoted here: Dionysius of Halicarnassus Roman Antiquities 1.28