CHALCIS

ΧΑΛΚΙΣ

One of the daughters of Asopus and Metope, from whom the town of Chalcis in Euboea was said to have derived its name. (Eustath. ad Hom. p. 279.) According to others, Chalcis was the mother of the Curetes and Corybantes, the former of whom were among the earliest inhabitants of Chalcis. (Schol. Vict. ad Hom. Il. xiv. 291; Strab. x. p. 447.)