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Meidias Vase Painting, Hilaeira, Zeus, Agave, Aphrodite, Eriphyle, Chrysippus, Castor and Polydeuces

In Greek mythology, Hilaeira (Ιλάειρα) was a daughter of Leucippus and beloved by Castor and Polydeuces and Idas and Lynceus.

Source (Apollod. iii. 10. § 3 ; comp. Ov. Fast. v. 700; Hyginus Fab. 80; Tzetz. ad Lycoph. 511.)

The name occurs also as a surname of Selene. (Hesych. s. v.)

The Rape of the daughters of Leucippus, Rubens

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