Parthenope

Parthenope (maiden face) In Greek mythology, one of the Sirens, daughter of Achelous and Calliope; sister of Ligeia and Leucosia. She drowned herself after she failed to lure Odysseus to his death. Homer’s Odyssey (book 12) tells of her fate.

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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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