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Protogeneia (Ancient Greek: Πρωτογένεια "the firstborn"), in Greek mythology, may refer to:

  • Protogeneia, a daughter of Deucalion and Pyrrha, progenitors in Greek mythology.[1] She was married to Locrus, but had no children; Zeus, however, who carried her off, became by her, on mount Maenalus in Arcadia, the father of Opus, Aethlius and Aetolus.[2] According to others she was not the mother, but a daughter of Opus.[3] Endymion also is called a son of Protogeneia.[4]
  • Protogeneia, one of the daughters of Erechtheus and Praxithea. She and her sister Pandora committed suicide when Erechtheus sacrificed Chthonia, another sister of theirs.[6]

References

  1. Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 7. § 2.
  2. Scholia on Pindar, Olympian Ode 9. 85; Scholia on Apollonius of Rhodes 4. 1780
  3. Scholia on Pindar, Olympian Ode 9. 85
  4. Conon, Narrations 14
  5. Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 7. §7.
  6. Suda s. v. παρθένοι

Sources

This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William Smith (1870).

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