Acropolis of Thebes, founded by Cadmus, ravaged by a vixen, marriage of Cadmus and Harmonia in the, seized by Lacedaemonians.
Ismenus (Ismenos), a son of Asopus and Metope, from whom the Boeotian river Ladon was believed to have derived its name of Ismenus. (Apollod. iii. 12. Β§ 6.) The little brooks Dirce and Strophie, in the neighbourhood of Thebes, are therefore called daughters of Ismenus. (Callim. Hymn. in Del. 77; comp. Euirip. Bacch. 519; Diod. iv. 72.) According to other traditions, Ismenus was a son of Amphion and Niobe, who when struck by the arrow of Apollo leaped into a river near Thebes, which was called Ismenus, after him. (Apollod. iii. 5. Β 6; Plut. de Fluv. 2.)
Mountain of Thessaly.
River at Thebes
Wife of Lycus, illtreats Antiope, honours Dionysus, is tied by Antiope's sons to a bull, her body thrown into a spring, which is called Dirce after her.
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