AGAMEDE

ΑΓΑΜΗΔΗ

1. A daughter of Augeias and wife of Mulius, who, according to Homer (Il. xi. 739), was acquainted with the healing powers of all the plants that grow upon the earth. Hyginus (Fab. 157) makes her the mother of Belus, Actor, and Dictys, by Poseidon.

2. A daughter of Macareus, from whom Agamede, a place in Lesbos, was believed to have derived its name. (Steph. Byz. s. v. Agamêdê.)