Greek - Daughter of Cadmus and Harmonia. Sister of Autonoe, Ino, Semele. Wife of Echion and Lycotherses. Mother of Pentheus by Echion. She joined the revels of Dionysus and, inflamed to madness, led the Maenads in pulling her own son, Pentheus, to pieces. After this, she fled to Illyria and married the king, Lycotherses, who she later murdered. Some say that she gave the throne to Cadmus. Occasionally identified as Agave, Agaue, Agaue, Agave, Autonoe or Autonoe.


Mexican - A shrub; the tree of life. Sometimes referred to as agave, Agaue, Agaue, Agave, Agave, Autonoe or Autonoe.

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