Xanthis one of the Daughters of Thespius

The Thespiades

Night of the Thespiades

Xanthis 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 Thespiae. She would bare him Homolippus.


King Thespius and Queen Megamede or potentially one of Thespius' Mistress (Mother)

Spouse & Lovers

Herakles (Lover for one night)



Ancient Text

"by Xanthis he [Herakles] had Homolippus"
-Apollodorus.Biblioteca, 2.7.8

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