Merope ( dr. Greek Μερόπη ). The semi-mythical queen of Messenia  . The daughter of King Arkady Kipsel , the wife of Kresfont , the mother of Epitus . Later, against her will, she became the wife of Polyphont , the killer of his first husband (according to Apollodorus)  . Euripides Cresfon - the name of both her husband and her son, Merope helps him in revenge for his father.
Actor Theodore became famous for her role in the tragedy of Euripides "Cresfont"  .
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- Pseudo-Apollodorus. Mythological library II 8, 5; Pausanias. Description of Hellas IV 3, 6
- Alian. Colorful stories XIV 40, context instead of “Airport” in the manuscript