Iphimedia

Iphimedia (Iphimedeia) (strength of the genitals) In Greek mythology, a daughter of Tropias, married to the giant Aloeus. Iphimedia fled from Aloeus and had two sons, Otus and Ephialtes, by Poseidon. Iphimedia is mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey (book 11).

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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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