Agamede


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Agamede

Augeas’ daughter; noted for skill in using herbs for healing. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 11]
See: Healing
References in classic literature ?
He was son-in-law to Augeas, having married his eldest daughter, golden-haired Agamede, who knew the virtues of every herb which grows upon the face of the earth.
are unknown to the writer of the hymn, 2) the temple built by Trophonius and Agamedes for Apollo (ll.
Ellas, las mujeres, mantienen la tradicion de ciertas medicinas, la rubia Agamede conocia "cuantos remedios cria la ancha tierra", dice Nestor (Il.
Another woman "who knew of all the drugs that the broad earth nourishes" (though without any mention of either "good" or "malignant" ones) is Agamede, a figure of the long-gone days when Nestor was a young man (Il.