MELANTHO

ΜΕΛΑΝΘΩ

1. A daughter of Dolius, and sister of Melanthius; she was a slave in the house of Odysseus; and having sided, like her brother, with the suitors, she was hanged by Odysseus. (Hom. Od. xviii. 321; Paus. x. 25. § 1.)

2. A daughter of Deucalion, became the mother of Delphus, by Poseidon, who deceived her in the form of a dolphin. (Tzetz. ad Lyc. 208; Ov. Met vi. 120.)

3. [See PHORBAS, No. 3.]