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In Greek mythology, Xanthippe (Ξανθίππη) is a name that may refer to:

Xanthippe, daughter of Dorus, wife of Pleuron and mother by him of Agenor, Sterope, Stratonice and Laophonte.[1]

Xanthippe, daughter of Myconus. She fed her imprisoned father with her own breastmilk to prevent him from dying of starvation.[2] She is also known as Pero.[3]

Xanthippe, an Amazon who is depicted confronting Iolaus on a red-figure vase painting.[4]


^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 7. 7
^ Hyginus, Fabulae, 254
^ Valerius Maximus, 5. 4. ext.1
^ Wilhelm Heinrich Roscher (ed.): Ausführliches Lexikon der griechischen und römischen Mythologie. Band VI (U-Z), Hildesheim, 1965, s. 518 (German)

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