Chloe(redirected from Chloë)
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Chloe(klō`ē), in the New Testament, Corinthian woman in whose house there were Christians.
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beautiful shepherdess beloved by Daphnis. [Rom. Lit.: “Daphne and Chloë” in Brewer Handbook, 204]
See: Beauty, Rustic
“fearful virgin” learns love’s delights on wedding night. [Gk. Lit.: Daphnis and Chloe, Magill I, 184]
beloved maiden, goddess of new, green crops. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 62]
Arcadian goddess, patronness of new, green crops. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 62]
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