noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Oinōnē Date: 1566 a nymph who is abandoned by her husband Paris for Helen of Troy

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  • Oenone — holding pan pipes, Paris and Eros – a detail from a sarcophagus with the Judgement of Paris, Roman, Hadrianic period (Palazzo Altemps, Rome) In Greek mythology, Oenone ( …   Wikipedia

  • Oenóne — OENÓNE, es, Gr. Ὀινώνη, ης, Cebrens, eines Flusses, Tochter und Gemahlinn des Paris, erlernete von der Rhea die Wahrsagerkunst, und rieth daher ihrem Manne, sich ja nicht auf die Schifffahrt nach der Helena zu begeben. Da er sich nun nicht wollte …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Oenone — [ē nō′nē] n. [L < Gr Oinōnē] Gr. Myth. a nymph deserted by her husband, Paris, for Helen of Troy …   English World dictionary

  • Oenone — /ee noh nee/, n. Class. Myth. a nymph of Mount Ida who was the wife of Paris, but was deserted by him for Helen. * * * ▪ Greek mythology       in Greek mythology, a fountain nymph of Mount Ida, the daughter of the River Cebren, and the beloved of …   Universalium

  • Oenone — Der Name Oenone (griechisch) bezeichnet: eine Nymphe aus der griechischen Mythologie, siehe Oinone einen Asteroiden, siehe (215) Oenone alter Name der Insel Ägina (Griechenland) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffs …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • OENONE — I. OENONE insula una Aeacidarum. Stephan. II. OENONE nympha Idaea, mutuô amore Paridis capta, cum ille adhuc incognitus circa Idam Phrygiae pecus servaret. Haec fatidica fuisse fertur, Paridique in Graeciam naviganti praedixisse futurum, ut inde… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • OENONË —    a nymph of Mount Ida, near Troy, beloved by and married to Paris, but whom he forsook for Helen; is the subject of one of Tennyson s poems …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Oenone — /ee noh nee/, n. Class. Myth. a nymph of Mount Ida who was the wife of Paris, but was deserted by him for Helen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oenone (poem) — Oenone or Œnone is a poem written by Alfred Lord Tennyson in 1829. The poem describes the Greek mythological character Oenone and her witnessing of the events in the life of her lover, Paris, as he is involved in the events of the Trojan War.… …   Wikipedia

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