Definition of Agave, Agaue
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LNS
Agāvē, Agāvēs
(Agauē, Agauēs)
Agave, Agaue
Ἀγαύη
noun (f., 1st Greek declension)
  1. A daughter of Cadmus and Harmonia, wife of Echion, king of Thebes, who tore in pieces with her own hands her son Pentheus, because he cast contempt upon the orgies of Bacchus
  2. One of the Nereids
  3. One of the Amazons
Abbreviations
Agāvē or Agauē, ēs, f., = Ἀγαύη. A daughter of Cadmus and Harmonia, wife of Echion, king of Thebes, who tore in pieces with her own hands her son Pentheus, because he cast contempt upon the orgies of Bacchus, Ov. M. 3, 725; Hyg. Fab. 184 and 240.

— One of the Nereids, Hyg. praef. ad Fab.

— One of the Amazons, Hyg. Fab. 163.
 
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