OENONE , inGreek
See also:legend, daughter of the
See also:god Kebren and wife of
See also:Paris . Possessing the
See also:gift of divination, she warned her
See also:husband of the evils that would result from his
See also:journey to
See also:Greece . The sequel was the rape of
See also:Helen and the Trojan War . Just before the capture of the city, Paris, wounded by
See also:Philoctetes with one of the arrows of Heracles, sought. the aid of the deserted Oenone, who had told him that she alone could heal him if wounded . Indignant at his faithlessness, she refused to help him, and Paris returned to Troy and died of his
See also:wound . Oenone soon repented and hastened after him, but finding that she was too
See also:late to save him slew herself from grief at the sight of his dead
See also:body . Ovid (Heroides, 5) gives a pathetic description of Oenone's grief when she found herself deserted .
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