Definition of Erigone
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LNS
Ērigonē, Ērigonēs
Erigone
Ἠριγόϝη
noun (f., 1st Greek declension)
  1. The daughter of Icarius, who hung herself through grief for her father's death, and was rewarded for it by being translated to the sky as the constellation
Abbreviations
Ērigone, ēs, f., = Ἠριγόϝη. The daughter of Icarius, who hung herself through grief for her father's death, and was rewarded for it by being translated to the sky as the constellation Virgo, Hyg. Fab. 130; 254; Verg. G. 1, 33 Serv.; Ov. M. 6, 125.

—Hence, Ērigonēius, a, um, adj.: Canis, i. e. Maera, the hound of Icarius, who was placed along with her in the sky, Ov. F. 5, 723; for which: Canis Erigones, Col. 10, 400.

— Daughter of Aegisthus and Clytemnestra, Hyg. Fab. 122; Dict. Cret. 6, 2, 4.

— Astraea, Mart. Cap. 2, § 174.
 
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