(the Avenger), in Greek mythology, was

(1) the daughter of Oceanus, or Erebus, and of Nemesis. She is represented with a ship's rudder or with a wheel. Some derive the name from Adrastus, who, as a' memorial of Eteocles, built a temple to Nemesis near Thebes.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

(2.) The daughter of the Cretan king Melissus, who was given to Rhea to bring up by the mother of Jupiter.

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