Meaning of Iphinoë


Pronunciation: (i-fin'ō-ē"), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a daughter of Antia and Proetus who was inflicted with madness for her irreverence toward the gods. Cf. Iphianassa (def. 2).
  2. the woman who brought Queen Hypsipyle's message of welcome to Jason and the Argonauts.
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