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In "Greek mythology, Ioke["pronunciation?] (Ἰωκή) is the female personification of onslaught, battle-tumult, and pursuit. In the "Iliad, she is one of the daimones, or spirits, of "Zeus's "aegis. The other daimones are "Phobos, "Eris and "Alke. [1]

The "Ancient Greek word ἰωκή is a rare "doublet for διωκή "rout, pursuit", from the common verb διώκω "drive, pursue, chase away".[2]


  1. ^ "Homer, "Iliad, 5. 738 ff
  2. ^ H. G. Liddel, R. Scott. A Greek-English Lexicon. 10th edition with a revised supplement. Oxford, Clarendon press, 1996, p. 847

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