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Philomela

violated by Tereus, king of Thrace; he cuts out her tongue to prevent her from revealing his conduct. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 783]

Philomela

raped by Tereus, who cut out her tongue to prevent her from revealing the act. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 783]
See: Rape

Philomela (Philomena)

changed by gods into nightingale. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 205–206]
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