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In Greek mythology, Evadne (Template:Lang-el) was a name attributed to two individuals:

  1. A daughter of Poseidon and mother of Iamus by Apollo. She was ashamed of her pregnancy and exposed the child to the elements. He survived and founded the Iamidae, a family of priests from Olympia.
  2. A daughter of Iphis and wife of Capaneus, with whom she gave birth to Sthenelus. Her husband was killed by a lightning bolt at the siege of Thebes and she threw herself on his funeral pyre and died.[1]

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  1. Virgil. Aeneid. Book VI, 447.
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