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In Greek mythology, Eidyia was a nymph, who was queen to Aeetes, king of Colchis. Mother of Medea and Apsyrtus, she was also the youngest of the Oceanides.


^ Hesiod, Theogony, 352
^ Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3. 268
^ Hesiod, Theogony, 960.
^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 9. 23.
^ Hyginus, Fabulae, 25
^ Accounts vary on the name of Absyrtus' mother, and only Apollodorus (1. 9. 23) seems to consider him full brother of Medea; see Absyrtus.
^ Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3. 244-245


Apollodorus, Apollodorus, The Library, with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1921.
Apollonius Rhodius, The Argonautica, Jason and the Argonauts, Translated by R.C. Seaton, Forgotten Books, 2007. ISBN 9781605063317.
Hesiod, Theogony, in The Homeric Hymns, 2nd Edition-, Apostolos N. Athanassakis
Hyginus, Gaius Julius, The Myths of Hyginus. Edited and translated by Mary A. Grant, Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 1960.

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