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Harpalycé

Ἁρπαλύκη).


1.

Daughter of Harpalycus, king in Thrace, brought up by her father as a warrior, on the milk of cows and mares. After his death she became a robber in the forest, being able to outrun horses. She was at last snared and killed by shepherds (Hyg. Fab. 193).


2.

The daughter of Clymenus and Epicasté. She was seduced by her own father, upon whom she afterwards revenged herself by killing her younger brother and serving him up as food on the father's table. By the gods she was changed into a bird.

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