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Πέρση), a daughter of Oceanus. and wife of Helios, by whom she became the another of Aeetes and Circe. (Hom. Od. 10.139; Hes. Theog. 356, 956.) She is further called the mother of Pasiphae (Apollod. 1.9.1, 3.1.2 ; Hvgin. Praef.), Perses (Apollod. 1.9, in fin.), and Aloeus (Tzetz. ad Lyc. 174). Homer and Apollonius Rhodius (4.591) call her Perse, while others call her Perseis (comp. Tzetz. ad Lyc. 798) or Persea. (Virg. Cir. 66.)


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