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Auge

by Micha F. Lindemans
The daughter of the king of Tegea. She became the mother of Telephus with Heracles and hid the child in the sacred forest of Athena. When the goddess send a famine over the land, the king had the child abandoned and sold Auge into slavery. She ended up in Mysia and married there King Teuthras. Telephus became later, in a rather miraculous fashion, Teuthras' successor for the throne.

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