Autonoe

Autonoe

Autonoe

Autonoe was the daughter of King Cadmus of Thebes and the goddess Harmonia, in Greek mythology. She was married to Aristaeus, and had two children, Actaeon and Macris. She was a follower of the god Dionysus, who was her nephew; when she and the other believers were banned from worshipping their god by King Pentheus, Dionysus drove them into a frenzy, during which they killed Pentheus. Her son, Actaeon, was a capable hunter, who was torn to pieces by his hounds, punished for seeing the goddess Artemis naked.

See Also: Cadmus, Harmonia, Aristaeus, Actaeon, Dionysus

Autonoe Q&A

Who was Autonoe?

Autonoe was the daughter of King Cadmus of Thebes and the goddess Harmonia, in Greek mythology. She was married to Aristaeus, and had two children, Actaeon and Macris.

Who were the parents of Autonoe?

The parents of Autonoe were Cadmus and Harmonia.

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