The Daughters of Thespius

Night of the Thespiades

Olympusa sometimes spelled Olympousa was one of the daughters of Thespius, King of Thespiae, Boeotia. She was one of the forty-nine of his fifty daughters to sleep with Herakles while he was in Thespia. She would bare Halokrates.


King Thespius (father) & Queen Megamede or possibly a mistress of Thespius' (mother)

Spouse & Lovers

Herakles (lover for one night)



Ancient Text

"by Olympusa he [Herakles] had Halokrates"
- Apollod. Biblioteca 2.7.8


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