Greek - A priestess of Athena. Daughter of Aleus and Neaera. Wife of Teuthras. Mother of Telephus by Heracles. She was seduced by Heracles and bore him a son, Telephus. As a result, her father handed her to Nauplius for sale overseas. He sold her to Teuthras or set her adrift in a chest which beached at Mysia where she became the property of Teuthras whom she later married. Telephus was abandoned as a baby but later found his mother and they were reunited. In some accounts, known as Auge, Augia or Augia.

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