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The Danaides

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


Danaus & Pieria

Spouse & Lovers


Ancient Text

"The sons of Egyptus by Gorgo, cast lots for the daughters of Danaus by Pieria, and Periphas got Actaea, Oineus got Podarce, Egyptus got Dioxippe, Menalces got Adite, Lampus got Ocypete, Idmon got Pylarge."