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Headword: Ῥοδογούνη
Adler number: rho,200
Translated headword: Rhodogoune
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Wife of Hystaspes, mother of Xerxes and Dareios.
Greek Original:
Ῥοδογούνη: γυνὴ μὲν Ὑστάσπου, Ξέρξου δὲ καὶ Δαρείου μήτηρ.
Notes:
= Harpokration (and Photius) s.v.
Persian royal family, C6 BCE.
The genealogy given here is two-thirds correct, but Xerxes was the son (not the brother) of Dareios I. For Hystaspes, see upsilon 685.
Keywords: biography; geography; history; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 December 2000@11:05:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added keyword and cross-reference) on 10 April 2004@23:00:15.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 12 April 2004@05:20:37.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 13 July 2011@07:31:32.
David Whitehead on 28 October 2013@09:41:28.

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