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Medea Princess of Colchis, wife of the Greek adventurer Jason, who renounced his marriage to wed Creusa, daughter of King Creon of Corinth. Medea avenged herself by slaying her own children.
Daphne The original tool of prophesy, she changed herself into a laurel tree as she ran to escape the menacing advances of Apollo
Hypatia Philospher and mathematician from Alexandria who lived 370-415 A.D., A published scholar whose works were said to have been housed in the Library of Alexandria, she was brutally murdered by a Christian mob headed by Pope Cyril
Eurydice Beloved of the musician Orpheus, she suffered a fatal snake bite. Orpheus descended to the underworld to rescue her, convincing Hades to release her through the power of his song. He failed to complete his task by looking behind him before she had come out to the sunlight and she returned to the land of the dead forever.
Jocasta Wife of Laios, King of Thebes; wife and mother of Oedipus. She killed herself after realizing she had married her son and bore him four children.
HELEN OF TROY
Helen of Troy Legend has it that Helen - the most beautiful woman in the world, wife of King Menelaos of Sparta, was kidnapped by Paris, Son of King Priam and his wife Hecuba. Her abduction was said to have started the Trojan War
Cassandra daughter of Priam and Hecuba, conubine of King Agamemnon. Apollo, whom she rejected, cursed her by giving her the power to prophesy the future but leaving her unable to persuade others of the truth of what she saw.
Hecuba Queen of Troy, was taken captive and sold into slavery by the Greeks after the Trojan War
Iphigenia Daughter of Aamemnon, King of Mycenae, and his Queen Clytemnestra. She was sacrificed by her father to raise favorable winds for the expedition of Troy.
Clytemnestra Wife of Agamemnon, mother of Iphigenia. She slew Agamemnon to avenge the death of Iphigenia on his return from Troy. Her son Orestes killed her under the leadership of her youngest daugher Electra
Phaedra Daughter of Pasiphae, sister of the Minotaur and Ariadne, wife of King Theseus of Athens. She fell in love with her son-in-law Hippolytus, and is said to have brought about his death by falsely accusing him of rape
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