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In "Greek mythology, Idyia, or Eidyia "/ˈd.ə/ was a daughter of "Oceanus and "Tethys,[1] and queen to "Aeetes, king of "Colchis.[2] She was the mother of "Medea, "Chalciope and "Absyrtus.[3][4][5][6] According to "Apollonius of Rhodes, she was the youngest of the "Oceanides.[7]


  1. ^ "Hesiod, "Theogony, 352
  2. ^ "Apollonius Rhodius, "Argonautica, 3.241–244, 269.
  3. ^ Hesiod, Theogony, 960.
  4. ^ Pseudo-"Apollodorus, 1.9.23.
  5. ^ "Hyginus, "Fabulae, 25
  6. ^ Accounts vary on the name of Absyrtus' mother, and only Apollodorus (1.9.23) seems to consider him full brother of Medea; see "Absyrtus.
  7. ^ "Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.243–244.


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