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Definition of the noun Aërope

What does Aërope mean as a name of something?

Aerope is a genus.


Aërope a.k.a. Aerope: In Greek mythology, Aerope was a daughter of Catreus, the king of Crete, and sister to Clymene, Apemosyne and Althaemenes. She was the wife of Atreus, and by most accounts the mother of Agamemnon and Menelaus.


"Aërope" is a musical album of Christine Lauterburg.

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Aërope a.k.a. Aerope: In Greek mythology, Aerope was a daughter of Cepheus of Arcadia. She was loved by Ares and had by him a son Aeropus, but herself died in labor. By the will of Ares, Aerope's dead body was still able to produce an abundance of breastmilk to feed the newborn Aeropus. From that circumstance, Ares was surnamed Aphneios, and was honored under that surname with a sanctuary on Mount Cresius.

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  1. genus Aërope

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Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Thyestes seduced Atreus's wife Aërope, and stole the golden lamb which was the gift of Hermes. Atreus, expelled Thyestes, who sent Atreus's own son Pleisthenes to kill him : but the father slew the son without recogni/ing him. Then Atreus ...

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