Definition of Nyctimene
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LNS
Nyctimenē, Nyctimenēs
Nyctimene
Νυκτιμένη
noun (f., 1st Greek declension)
  1. the daughter of Epopeus, king of Lesbos, who unknowingly had intercourse with her father: when she discovered it, she fled in despair to the woods, where she was changed by Minerva into a night-owl
Abbreviations
Nyctimenē, ēs, f., = Νυκτιμένη, the daughter of Epopeus, king of Lesbos, who unknowingly had intercourse with her father: when she discovered it, she fled in despair to the woods, where she was changed by Minerva into a night-owl, Ov. M. 2, 591; cf. Serv. ad Verg. G. 1, 403; Hyg. Fab. 204 and 253.
 
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