Alcithoe (swift might) In Greek mythology, daughter of Minyas; sister of Arsippe and Leucippe. She and her sisters were changed into bats for refusing to join the other women of Boeotia in the worship of Dionysus. Ovid’s Metamorphoses (book 4) tells her tale.


Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow-Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante


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