7: This oracle most clearly proves that Asclepius was not the son of Arsinoe, but that Hesiod or one of Hesiod's interpolators composed the verses to please the Messenians.
But Asclepiades says that Arsinoe was the daughter of Leucippus, Perieres' son, and that to her and Apollo Asclepius and a daughter, Eriopis, were born: `And she bare in the palace Asclepius, leader of men, and Eriopis with the lovely hair, being subject in love to Phoebus.
And of Arsinoe likewise: `And Arsinoe was joined with the son of Zeus and Leto and bare a son Asclepius, blameless and strong.
The area's east, with no big populations, was called Marmarica; the more important western portion was Pentapolis, comprising five cities: Cyrene with its port of Apollonia (Marsa Susa), Arsinoe
Taucheira (Tocra), Euesperides near Benghazi, Balagrae (Bayda) and Barce.
Fuerunt aliae fere innumerae ut Pasiphae, Berenice, Hermione, Penelope, Deidamia, Ersilia, uxor Romuli, Ero, Virginia, Anaxarete, Antigone, Arachne, Arethus, Arsinoe
, Polixena, Pelagia, Lycaste, Iocasta, Hecuba, Cassandra, Hesperia, Cleopatra, Caelia, Ilia, heroinae et aliae prope infinitae, quarum aliae sola corporis pulchritudine, aliae vero non sola corporis forma sed etiam morum concinnitate ab historicis sunt decantatae.
, the giftless naturalist queen, must use all of her cunning to fool the island into thinking she possesses more power than she does or else the people that she loves will be in danger from the attacks of her sisters.
Here, in Famagusta, the heir and successor of famous cities, namely Engomi, Salamis, Arsinoe
and Constantia, one can easily see the most brilliant expressions of the multicultural tradition of a multicultural island.
Each has a special prowess which becomes known as they approach their teens, Mirabella can control the elements, Arsinoe
tame the natural world and Katherine has ability with poisons.
Cleopatra acepto ayudarlo a cambio de que asesinara a su hermana Arsinoe
, que habia sido llevada a Roma y luego liberada por no significar ningun peligro.
Even more indicative of the interaction between the two civilisations - and more ravishing - is Arsinoe
II who was venerated by both Greeks and Egyptian in the third century BC.
A sculpture from Canopus representing Arsinoe
II, the eldest daughter of Alexander's general Ptolemy I, who was deified after her death to become a Greek and Egyptian goddess, shows how gods merged.
And so, when I stumbled upon the name Arsinoe
sometime in late 2010, it should come as no surprise that I was immediately drawn to the story of Cleopatra's forgotten younger sister.