Greek - A Theban prophetess. Daughter of Teiresias. Wife of Alcmaeon or Rhocius. Mother of Amphilochus and Tsiphone. By Alcmaeon, some say. Mother of Mopsus by Rhocius or Apollo. She was taken prisoner at Thebes and acted as Pythoness to Apollo at Delphi. In some accounts, she married Alcmaeon and bore two children, Amphilochus and Tsiphone. She later founded a colony in Asia Minor where she married Rhocius. Their son was Mopsus, though some say that his father was Apollo. In some references, known as Manto.

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