Phthia of Epirus

Phthia of Epirus

Phthia (in Greek Φθία; lived 4th century BC) was a daughter of Menon of Pharsalus, the Thessalian hipparch, and wife of Aeacides, king of Epirus, by whom she became the mother of the celebrated Pyrrhus, as well as of two daughters: Deidamia, the wife of Demetrius Poliorcetes, and Troias, of whom nothing more is known.rf|1|plut_1 Her portrait is found on some of the coins of her son Pyrrhus.

References

*Smith, William (editor); "Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology", [http://www.ancientlibrary.com/smith-bio/2694.html "Phthia (1)"] , Boston, (1867)

Note

ent|1|plut_1 Plutarch, "Parallel Lives", "Pyrrhus", [http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Plutarch/Lives/Pyrrhus*.html#1 1]

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