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Menippé

Μενίππη). A daughter of Orion , who offered to die with her sister Metioché, when a pestilence was raging in Boeotia, and the oracle demanded the sacrifice of two virgins. (See Orion.) They were changed into comets by Pluto and Persephoné, and had a sanctuary near Orchomenus (Ovid, Met. xiii. 685).

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