CLYMENE

ΚΛΥΜΕΝΗ

1. A daughter of Oceanus and Thetys, and the wife of Japetus, by whom she became the mother of Atlas, Prometheus, and others. (Hesiod. Theog. 351, 507; comp.Virg. Georg. iv. 345; Schol. ad Pind. Ol. ix. 68; Hygin. Fab. 156.)

2. A daughter of Iphis or Minyas, and the wife of Phylacus or Cephalus, by whom she became the mother of Iphiclus and Alcimede. (Paus. x. 29. § 2; Hom. Od. xi. 325; Schol. ad Apollon. Rhod. i. 45, 230.)

3. According to Hesiod (ap. Eustath. ad Hom. p. 1689; comp. Ov. Met. i. 756, iv. 204), she was the mother of Phaëton by Helios, and according to Apollodorus (iii. 9. § 2), also of Atalante by Jasus.

4. A relative of Menelaus and a companion of Helena, together with whom she was carried off by Paris. (Hom. Il. iii. 144; Dictys Cret. i. 3, v. 13.) After the taking of Troy, when the booty was distributed, Clymene was given to Acamas. She was represented as a captive by Polygnotus in the Lesche of Delphi. (Paus. x. 26. § 1; comp. Ov. Her. xvii. 267.)

5. The wife of Dictys. [See PERSEUS.]

6. There are several other mythical personages of this name. (Hom. Il. xviii. 47; Hygin. Fab. 71; Apollod. iii. 2. § 1, &c.; Paus. x. 24. § 3.)