Nelo was one of the fifty Danaids (Daughters of Danaus) who took part in the mass marriage to the sons of King Aigyptos. Nelo married Menemachus. That night she along with forty-eight of her forty-nine sisters slew their husbands


King Danaus & An Ethiopian Wonan

Ancient Text

"Agaptolemus got Pirene; Cercetes got Dorium; Eurydamas got Phartis; Aegius got Mnestra; Argius got Evippe; Archelaus got Anaxibia; Menemachus got Nelo. These seven sons were begotten on a Phoenician woman, and the maidens on an Ethiopian woman."

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