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In Greek mythology, Aethra or Aithra (Ancient Greek: Αἴθρα, Aἴthra, pronounced [ǎi̯tʰra], English: /ˈθrə/, the "bright sky"[1]) was a name applied to four different individuals.

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  1. ^ Robert Graves, The Greek Myths, (1955; 1960) index, s.v. "Aethra".
  2. ^ Hyginus, Astronomica 2.21
  3. ^ Ovid, Fasti 5.171
  4. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 192
  5. ^ Ovid, Fasti 5.171
  6. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae Preface
  7. ^ Plutarch, Theseus 3 & Hyginus, Fabulae 14
  8. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3.15.7 & Hyginus, Fabulae 37
  9. ^ Homer, Iliad 3.144
  10. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 10

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