Rhoeo in a sentence
1. Anius, Apollo's son by Rhoeo, was abandoned by his mother soon after his birth.
2. Molpadia and Parthenos were the sisters of Rhoeo, a former lover of Apollo.
3. Rhoeo, a princess of the island of Naxos was loved by Apollo.
4. Diodorus Siculus has an alternative account, according to which Parthenos was the daughter of Staphylus and Chrysothemis, sister of Rhoeo and Molpadia (Hemithea).
5. In Greek mythology, Rhoeo (/ˈriːoʊ/; Ancient Greek: Ῥοιώ Rhoiṓ) was the daughter of Staphylus and Chrysothemis, sister to Parthenos and Molpadia or Hemithea.
6. Parthenius relates that she once experienced a great jealousy of her sister Hemithea when Staphylus arranged for the latter to spend a night with Lyrcus, his guest, whom both Hemithea and Rhoeo fell in love with.
7. Rhoeo eventually married Zarex, son of Carystus or Carycus, who accepted Anius as his son.
8. One source mentions Rhoeo as a possible mother of Jason with Aeson.
9. He was the son of Apollo and Rhoeo, daughter of Staphylus and Chrysothemis.
10. Rhoeo then, placing the baby on Apollo's altar, asked the god to care for it, if it was his.
11. Rhoeo then married Zarex, who thus became the legal father of Anius.
12. Other sources say the mother of his children was (1) Polymede or Polymele, or Polypheme a daughter of Autolycus, (2) Amphinome, (3) Theognete, daughter of Laodicus, (4) Rhoeo or (5) Arne or (6) Scarphe.
13. Laomedon's possible wives are Placia, Strymo (or Rhoeo), and Leucippe;
14. by the former he begot Tithonus and by the latter King Priam (see John Tzetzes' Scholia in Lycophronem 18 «ὁ μὲν γὰρ Πρίαμος ἦν Λευκίππης, ὁ δὲ Τιθωνὸς Ῥοιοῦς ἢ Στρυμοῦς τῆς Σκαμάνδρου θυγατρὸς υἱός»: "Priamus was the son of Leucippe, whereas Tithonus was the son of Rhoeo or Strymo, the daughter of Scamander").
15. Strymo or Rhoeo, wife of Laomedon, king of Troy was also called his daughter.
16. Molpadia is not to be confused with another character of the same name, daughter of Staphylus and Chrysothemis, sister of Parthenos and Rhoeo, alternatively called Hemithea.
17. Another association is with the myth of Parthenos (meaning virgin in Greek), which explains how the actual constellation Virgo came to be. In the legend, Parthenos is the daughter of Staphylus and Chrysothemis, and sister to Rhoeo and Molpadia.
18. Rhoeo had been impregnated by Apollo, but when her father discovered her pregnancy, he assumed it was by a random suitor and was greatly ashamed.
19. But because of his previous relations with Rhoeo, Apollo saved his two sisters and delivered them to the safety of nearby cities in Cherronseos.
20. He married Rhoeo and became the father of Anius.
21. These include Commelina diffusa, Gibasis geniculata, Tradescantia albiflora,T. blossfeldiana, T. fluminensis, Tradescantia spathacea (Rhoeo spathacea), and T. zebrina (Zebrina pendula).
22. Staphylus dwelt in Naxos and was married to Chrysothemis, by whom he had three daughters: Rhoeo, who was a lover to Apollo, Parthenos, and Molpadia or Hemithea.