Themisto

Greek - Daughter of Hypseus. Sister of Astgia and Cyrene, in some accounts. The third wife of Athamas. In some accounts, she was the first wife of Athamas and mother of Helle, Leucon and Phrixus. Others say that she married Athamas, when Ino went mad and left him, bearing several children, including Erythrius, Leucon, Ptous and Schoenus. When Ino returned from her wanderings, Athamas sent Themisto away but, after the death of Ino, when Athamas founded a new kingdom, they were reunited. In another version, she plotted to kill the children of Ino but her own children were killed instead. Stricken by remorse, she committed suicide. Occasionally called Themisto.

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