Argia (disambiguation)

Argia (disambiguation)

Argia or Argea may refer to:

In Mythology

* Argia, one of the Oceanids. She was the mother of Phoroneus by her brother Inachus. She may also have been the mother {by Inachus) of Io. [Hyginus, Fabulae.145.CXLV [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HyginusFabulae3.html] ] [Hyginus, Fabulae, Preface [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HyginusFabulae1.html] ] [Hyginus, Fabulae, 143. CXLIII [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HyginusFabulae3.html] ]
* Argia (Argea), daughter of king Adrastus of Argos and Amphithea, daughter of Pronax. She married Polynices, son of Oedipus and bore him three sons: Thersander, Adrastus and Timeas [Hyginus, Fabulae, 69. LXIX. [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HyginusFabulae2.html] ] [Hyginus, Fabulae, 70. LXX. [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HyginusFabulae2.html] ] [Pausanias, Description of Greece, 2.20.5 [http://www.theoi.com/Text/Pausanias2B.html] ] [Apollodorus, Library 1.9.13 [http://www.theoi.com/Text/Apollodorus1.html#9] ] [Apollodorus, Library, 3.6.1 [http://www.theoi.com/Text/Apollodorus3.html#6] ] [Hesiod, Catalogue of Women, fragment 99a, [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HesiodCatalogues.html] ]
* Argia, mother, by Polybus, of Argus, one of the Argonauts. [Hyginus, Fabulae, Preface [http://www.theoi.com/Text/HyginusFabulae1.html] ]
* Argia, daughter of king Autesion of Thebes, Greece. She married Aristodemus and became the mother of twins, Eurysthenes and Procles, the ancestors of the two royal houses of Sparta. [Herodotus, History of Herodotus, book 6 [http://classics.mit.edu/Herodotus/history.6.vi.html] ]

People

Argia Sbolenfi, one of the pseudonyms of Italian poety Olindo Guerrini.

Animals

*"Argia", a genus of damselflies

In the Basque Country

*"Argia" is the oldest magazine published in basque language.

References


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