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Arsinoë

Alcmaeon’s wife; continues to love husband though he is unfaithful. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 32]

Arsinoé

false prude. [Fr. Lit.: The Misanthrope]

Arsinoë

put her own son in place of Orestes; her son was killed and Orestes was saved. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 32]
References in classic literature ?
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.
There is evidence that the people from this area worshiped Aphrodite, Arsinoe and then Agios Georgios as well as other deities of the time.
And (a circumstance relevant to this discussion) he was, in traditional pharaonic fashion, the third husband of his sister, Arsinoe H.
Originally named Crocodilopolis, then Arsinoe, el-Fayoum was the main site of the cult of worship of the crocodile god, Sobek.
That's because the evidence linking the bones, discovered in an ancient Greek city, to Cleopatra's sibling Arsinoe IV is largely circumstantial.
This would be in keeping with the Ptolemaic tradition of a royal cult, first established on Cyprus when Arsinoe Philadelphus, the wife of Ptolemy II, was deified on her death.
Drury Lane somehow accessed Thomas Clayton's score for Arsinoe and claimed the advantage.
They looked back to the early days of the Ptolemaic Empire by following the example of Arsinoe II, the sister and wife of Ptolemy II Philadelphos, who was particularly associated with symbols such as the double cornucopia and deities such as the goddess Isis.
Under the Ptolemies, Taucheira obtained the name of Arsinoe (ArsinoE1/2), after Arsinoe II of Egypt, named by her brother and husband, Ptolemy Philadelphus.
Ptolemaic queens usually called themselves Cleopatra, Arsinoe or Berenice.