Nicippe, also Nikippe (Ancient Greek: Νικίππη) is a name attributed to several women in Greek mythology.

Also known is one apparently historical figure of this name:

  • Nicippe, daughter of Paseas, who dedicated a statue to Aphrodite Symmachia at the temple in Mantinea which was founded to commemorate the alliance of the Mantineans with the Romans in the Battle of Actium.[14]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Callimachus, Hymn 5 to Demeter 42 ff.
  2. ^ Apollodorus, 2.4.5
  3. ^ Scholia on Homer, Iliad 19.119
  4. ^ Tzetzes, Chiliades 2.172 & 195
  5. ^ Apollodorus, 2.4.10; Tzetzes, Chiliades 2.222
  6. ^ Diodorus Siculus, 4.29.2
  7. ^ Apollodorus, 2.4.9
  8. ^ Pausanias, 9.27.6; Diodorus Siculus, 4.29.3, f.n. 51
  9. ^ Pausanias, 9.27.6–7; Gregorius Nazianzenus, Orat. IV, Contra Julianum I (Migne S. Gr. 35.661)
  10. ^ Athenaeus, 13.4 with Herodorus as the authority; Diodorus Siculus, 4.29.3, f.n. 51
  11. ^ Apollodorus, 2.4.10; Diodorus Siculus, 4.29.3; Tzetzes, Chiliades 2.224
  12. ^ Apollodorus, 2.4.10; Diodorus Siculus, 4.29.3
  13. ^ Apollodorus, 2.7.8
  14. ^ Pausanias, 8.9.6

ReferencesEdit

  • 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. ISBN 0-674-99135-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • Athenaeus of Naucratis, The Deipnosophists or Banquet of the Learned. London. Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden. 1854. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Athenaeus of Naucratis, Deipnosophistae. Kaibel. In Aedibus B.G. Teubneri. Lipsiae. 1887. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Callimachus, Callimachus and Lycophron with an English translation by A. W. Mair ; Aratus, with an English translation by G. R. Mair, London: W. Heinemann, New York: G. P. Putnam 1921. Internet Archive
  • Callimachus, Works. A.W. Mair. London: William Heinemann; New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1921. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Diodorus Siculus, The Library of History translated by Charles Henry Oldfather. Twelve volumes. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann, Ltd. 1989. Vol. 3. Books 4.59–8. Online version at Bill Thayer's Web Site
  • Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica. Vol 1-2. Immanel Bekker. Ludwig Dindorf. Friedrich Vogel. in aedibus B. G. Teubneri. Leipzig. 1888-1890. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Pausanias, Description of Greece with an English Translation by W.H.S. Jones, Litt.D., and H.A. Ormerod, M.A., in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1918. ISBN 0-674-99328-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library
  • Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio. 3 vols. Leipzig, Teubner. 1903. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Tzetzes, John, Book of Histories, Book II-IV translated by Gary Berkowitz from the original Greek of T. Kiessling's edition of 1826. Online version at theio.com