Alcmaeon’s wife; continues to love husband though he is unfaithful. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 32]
false prude. [Fr. Lit.: The Misanthrope]
put her own son in place of Orestes; her son was killed and Orestes was saved. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 32]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.