In Greek mythology, Pandora (Ancient Greek: Πανδώρα, derived from πᾶς "all" and δῶρον "gift", thus "all-gifted" or "all-giving") was Phthian princess as the daughter of King Deucalion of Thessaly. She was named after her maternal grandmother, the more famous Pandora.
Princess of Phthia
|Member of the Deucalionids|
|Parents||Deucalion and Pyrrha|
|Siblings||Hellen and Thyia; and |
possibly: Protogeneia, Amphictyon, Melantho and Candybus
|Children||Graecus, Latinus, Melera and Pandorus|
According to the Hesiodic Catalogue of Women, Pandora was the mother of Graecus by the god Zeus. The same parentage can be attributed to Latinus. In some accounts, Pandora's children by Zeus were called Melera and Pandorus.
- Evelyn-White, note to Hesiod, Works and Days 81.; Schlegel and Weinfield, "Introduction to Hesiod" p. 6; Meagher, p. 148; Samuel Tobias Lachs, "The Pandora-Eve Motif in Rabbinic Literature", The Harvard Theological Review, Vol. 67, No. 3 (Jul., 1974), pp. 341-345.
- West, p. 173.
- Hesiod, Ehoiai fr. 5
- Gantz, Timothy (1993). Early Greek Myth: A Guide to Literary and Ancient Sources. London: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 167. ISBN 0-8018-4410-X.
- Ioannes Lydus, De Mensibus 1.13
- Pseudo-Clement, Recognitions 10.21
- Gantz, Timothy, Early Greek Myth: A Guide to Literary and Artistic Sources, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996, Two volumes: ISBN 978-0-8018-5360-9 (Vol. 1), ISBN 978-0-8018-5362-3 (Vol. 2).
- Hesiod, Catalogue of Women from Homeric Hymns, Epic Cycle, Homerica translated by Evelyn-White, H G. Loeb Classical Library Volume 57. London: William Heinemann, 1914. Online version at theoi.com
- Pseudo-Clement, Recognitions from Ante-Nicene Library Volume 8, translated by Smith, Rev. Thomas. T. & T. Clark, Edinburgh. 1867. Online version at theoi.com