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  Amymone - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
AMYMONE, in ancient Greek legend, daughter of Danaiis.
With her sisters, she had been sent to look for water, the district of Argos being then parched through the anger of Poseidon.
Amymone having thrown her spear at a stag, missed it, but hit a satyr asleep in the brake.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Amymone   (121 words)

In Greek mythology, Amymone ("blameless") was a daughter of Danaus, though not one of the Danaides.
Poseidon rescued her from a satyr that was raping her.
She is represented with a water pitcher in art.
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 Lerna, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Lerna is, however, excepted; for it was here that Amymone 1 (one of the DANAIDS) yielded to Poseidon on condition that she might have water, and the god, being in love with her, revealed to her the springs at Lerna.
Amymone 1, who apparently combined her search with hunting, threw a dart at a deer, hitting a sleeping Satyr, who then attempted to rape her.
Then he asked Amymone 1 what she was doing in the wilderness, and as she replied that her father had sent her to get water, the god bid her to draw the trident from the rock.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Lerna.html   (1810 words)

 Animal Dances: Significance
The female figure is likely to be Amymone; the male seems to be a bizarre satyr wearing wings and what may be a feathered body-suit.
The date of the original painting is difficult to determine because it only survives in an engraving, but some features, such as the musculature of the winged figure, the restraint of the standing female figure, and the fall of her drapery, point to the third quarter of the fifth century.
A winged Eros is present on twenty of the sixty-five vase-paintings of Amymone; I can find no parallel for a satyr disguised as Eros, but it is what a comic poet might do in a burlesque.
www.apaclassics.org /AnnualMeeting/05mtg/abstracts/Rothwell.html   (494 words)

 Amymone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As the "blameless" Danaid, her name identifies her, perhaps, as identical to Hypermnestra ("great wooing" or "high marriage"), also the one Danaid who did not assassinate her Egyptian husband on their wedding night, as her 49 sisters did.
But he rescued Amymone from a chthonic satyr that was about to rape her.
Amymone, the blameless, was eventually reconciled with her father, and given in marriage to Lynceus, with whom she founded a race of kings that led to Danae, the mother of Perseus, founder of Mycenae.
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 Attributed to the Phiale Painter: Lekythos depicting Poseidon pursuing Amymone (17.230.35) | Object Page | Timeline of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Across the body of this red-figure lekythos, Poseidon, the god of the sea, pursues Amymone, one of the fifty daughters of Danaus, the legendary king of Argos.
It was in the Argolid that Poseidon seduced the fair maiden and created in her honor a spring at Lerna.
Amymone's costume shows the neatly fluted patterning of swallowtail folds—symmetrical folds falling on the bias of a garment and terminating in sharp, sometimes pointed edges.
www.metmuseum.org /toah/hd/god1/hod_17.230.35.htm   (224 words)

 ARGIVE SATYR : Satyr of Lerna in Argos ; Greek mythology : SATYROS ARGIOS
THE SATYROS ARGIOS was an Argive Satyr who attempted to rape the Danaid Amymone while she was fetching water from the springs of Lerna.
One of them, Amymone, while searching threw a spear at a deer and hit a sleeping Satyros, who woke, jumped up, and was ready to have sex with her.
"When Amymone, daughter of Danaus, was eagerly hunting in the woods, she struck a Satyr with her dart.
www.theoi.com /Georgikos/SatyrosArgios.html   (344 words)

 AMYMONE : The legendary mortal from Greek Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
AMYMONE : The legendary mortal from Greek Mythology
AMYMONE was one of those daughters, but having no luck she decided on a snooze instead.
This is AMYMONE's only claim to fame and no-one remembers what the other forty-nine daughters got up to.
www.godchecker.com /pantheon/greek-mythology.php?deity=AMYMONE   (242 words)

 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 154 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Poseidon appeared, and rescued the maiden from the satyr, but appropriated her to himself, and then shewed her the wells at Lerna.
She invoked Poseidon, who appeared and cast his trident at the satyr, which however struck into a rock, so that the Satyr escaped.
Poseidon, after ravishing the maiden, bade her draw the trident from the rock, from which a threefold spring gush­ ed forth immediately, which was called after her the well of Amymone.
www.ancientlibrary.com /smith-bio/0163.html   (943 words)

 Amymone auf einem Mosaik in Chania, Kreta
Poseidon kam der Nymphe zur Hilfe, indem er seinen Dreizack gegen den Satyr schleuderte.
Amymone hatte somit die Mission ihres Vaters erfüllt.
Aus der Vereinigung des Meeresgottes mit Amymone ging der Sohn Nauplios hervor.
homepage.univie.ac.at /elisabeth.trinkl/forum/forum0999/12mosgr.htm   (1960 words)

 Amymone − Wikipedia
Amymone wurde auf dieser Suche von einem Satyr überfallen, der sie vergewaltigen wollte.
Amymones Sohn aus dieser Beziehung mit Poseidon war Nauplios, der berühmte Seemann.
Hier fand später auch die Geburt der Hydra statt.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amymone   (236 words)

 DANAIDS, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
As Argos was waterless because Poseidon had dried up the country out of anger, because the land had been adjudged to Hera, Danaus 1 sent his daughters to draw water.
So instead Poseidon lay with Amymone 1 and in exchange revealed to her the springs at Lerna.
Amymone 1 gave birth to Nauplius 1, who lived for many generations.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/DANAIDS.html   (965 words)

 Danaides, daughters of Danaos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
One of them, Amymone, threw a spear at a stag, but hit a sleeping satyr instead.
Poseidon drove off the satyr, and impressed by her beauty, took Amymone, who bore a son to Poseidon.
Aegyptos proposed to forget their differences with his brother, Danaos who, gave the sons of his brothers his own daughters as wives.
waltm.net /danaides.htm   (237 words)

 Companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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Cercyon had his daughter buried alive but Poseidon turned her into the spring, Alope, near Eleusis.
Poseidon rescued Amymone from a lecherous satyr and then fathered a child, Nauplius, by her.
A mortal woman named Tyro was married to Cretheus (with whom she had one son, Aeson) but loved Enipeus, a river god.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ne/Neptune_(god).html   (634 words)

 AMYMONE : Naiad nymph of Lerna in Argolis ; Greek mythology ; pictures
AMYMONE was the Naiad Nymph of the Amymone spring of Lerna in the Argolis (southern Greece).
AMYMO′NE (Amumônê), one of the daughters of Danaus and Elephantis.
Poseidon, after ravishing the maiden, bade her draw the trident from the rock, from which a threefold spring gushed forth immediately, which was called after her the well of Amymone.
www.theoi.com /Nymphe/NympheAmymone.html   (771 words)

 Amymone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Amymone was one of the fifty daughters of Danaos and Europa, the Danaids.
As punishment, the Danaids were cast into hades where they are trying in vain to fill with water a bottomless jar.
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www.erevos.com /mythology/en/amymone.htm   (207 words)

 Mythologisch Woordenboek : A17
Amymone wierp bij deze gelegenheid haren werpspies naar eene hinde, maar miste haar doel en trof in plaats daarvan eenen slapenden Satyr, die, ontwakende, op het meisje aanviel en haar geweld wilde aandoen.
Op haar geschreeuw kwam Poseidon haar te hulp, en wierp naar den Satyr met zijnen drietand met zulk eene geweldige kracht, dat deze diep in de rots indrong.
Oogenblikkelijk vatte Amymone liefde voor haren redder op en gaf zich vrijwillig aan hem over.
www.koxkollum.nl /mythologie/mytha17.htm   (1514 words)

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She was rescued from dire straits by the god of the sea, Poseidon, and subsequently fell in love with him.
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 Amymone * People, Places, & Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Amymone * People, Places, and Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Amymone and her sisters were forced to marry their cousins but, at the prompting of their father, all of the sisters with the exception of Hypermnestra, killed their husbands on their wedding night; their punishment was to try and fill leaky jars with water in the Underworld for eternity.
Amymone was seduced by Poseidon (lord of the Sea) and had a son named Nauplios; Poseidon created and named a spring after Amymone.
www.messagenet.com /myths/ppt/Amymone_1.html   (322 words)

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 Chandra :: Photo Album :: Constellation Hydra
Hydra's breath could destroy life, and her blood was highly poisonous.
The Hydra had her den beneath a plane tree at the source of the river Amymone, and lived in the Lernaen swamp.
At Lerna, between the Amymone and the Pontinus rivers, was a sacred area with shrines to Athene, Demeter, Dionysus, and Aphrodite, and a marker at the spot where Hades and Persephone were supposed to have entered the Underworld.
chandra.harvard.edu /photo/constellations/hydra.html   (407 words)

 Labor 8 The Myth
He bade her strike a rock, and when she did, outgushed three crystal streams; but soon a hydra made his dwelling there.
"Beside the River Amymone, the festering swamp of Lerna stands.
Within this noisome bog the monstrous hydra lies, a plague upon the countryside.
www.steliart.com /labor_8_the_myth.htm   (626 words)

 UNT Music Library: Virtual Rare Book Room, Mouret, Les amours des dieux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
ée, "Neptune et Amymone," Amymone regularly visits the sea to gaze upon her love, Neptune.
After Le Faune complains that Amymone has ignored him, Neptune sends his Tritons to pursue him.
Neptune and Amymone then declare their love for one another and give thanks to Venus.
www.library.unt.edu /music/virtual/Mouret_Amours/plot.html   (307 words)

 Bulfinch's Mythology, The Age of Fable - Chapter 19: Hercules - Hebe and Ganymede   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This monster ravaged the country of Argos, and dwelt in a swamp near the well of Amymone.
This well had been discovered by Amymone when the country was suffering from drought, and the story was that Neptune (Poseidon), who loved her, had permitted her to touch the rock with his trident, and a spring of three outlets burst forth.
Here the Hydra took up his position, and Hercules was sent to destroy him.
www.syc.k12.pa.us /~sms/zart/mythology/bulfinch/fables/bull19.html   (2497 words)

 Danaus Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Egyptus and Danaus, twin sons of Belus by Anchinoe; Danaus had 50 daughters; Amymone, daughter of Danaus;
Four sons of Aegyptus, Busiris, Enceladus, Lycus, and Daiphron, married by lot Automate, Amymone, Agave, and Scaea, daughters of Danaus by Europe; Busiris married Automate; Enceladus married Amymone; Lycus married Agave; Daiphron married Scaea; Gorgophone and Hypermnestra, daughters of Danaus by Elephantis;
Ten sons of Aegyptus by an Arabian woman married ten daughters of Danaus by Hamadryad nymphs; some daughters of Atlanteia and others of Phoebe; Istrus married Hippodamia, Chalcodon married Rhodia, Agenor married Cleopatra, Chaetus married Asteria, Diocorystes married Hippodamia, Alces married Glauce, Alcmenor married Hippomedusa, Hippothous married Gorge, Euchenor married Iphimedusa, Hippolytus married Rhode;
www.csulb.edu /~dbouvier/SourceFiles/i493Sources.htm   (346 words)

 Mythology Quiz 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Edith Hamilton says the spring bears Amymone's name; however, according to Tripp (p.
48), "the triple stream of water was named the river Amymone, but later called the spring of Lerna."
Do not confuse this Antiope, daughter of Nycteus, with the Amazon Antiope whom Theseus abducted and took to Athens.
www.speakeasy.org /~bwduncan/mythevi/edith9.html   (362 words)

Mestra amymone, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Mestra amymone, Butterflies of Southeastern Arizon [Bruce Walsh]
Keep in mind that the taxononic information is copied from various sources, and may include many inaccuracies.
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