GLAUCE

ΓΛΑΥΚΗ

1. One of the Nereides, the name of Glauce being only a personification of the colour of the sea. (Hom. Il. xviii. 39.)

2. One of the Danaides. (Apollod. ii. 1. § 5.)

3. An Arcadian nymph. (Paus. viii. 47. § 2.)

4. The wife of Upis, the mother of what Cicero (de Nat. Deor. iii. 23) calls the third Diana (Artemis).

5. A daughter of king Creon of Corinth. Jason, after deserting Medeia, engaged himself to her, but Medeia took vengeance by sending her a wedding garment, the magic power of which burnt the wearer to death. Thus Glauce and even her father perished. (Apollod. i. 9. § 28; Diod. iv. 55; Hygin. Fab. 25; comp. Eurip. Med.)

6. A daughter of Cychreus of Salamis, who married Telamon. (Apollod. iii. 12. § 7.)

7. A daughter of Cycnus, who was slain by the Greeks in the Trojan war, whereupon Glauce became the slave of the Telamonian Ajax. (Dict. Cret. ii. 12, &c.)