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Headword: *nio/bh
Adler number: nu,418
Translated headword: Niobe
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*nio/bh: o)/noma ku/rion.
In mythology, Niobe boasted that she was a more fortunate mother than Leto, and in consequence Apollo and Artemis killed her children. The story is told by Apollodorus 3.5.5-6 (web address 1): see OCD(4) s.v.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; mythology; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 December 2003@19:36:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 16 December 2003@06:53:01.
David Whitehead on 28 July 2011@07:08:10.
Catharine Roth (changed link) on 29 July 2011@09:48:42.
David Whitehead on 7 August 2014@04:40:58.


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