In Greek mythology, Hilaera (Ancient Greek: Ἱλάειρα; also Ilaeira) was a Messenian princess.
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Hilaera was a daughter of Leucippus and Philodice, daughter of
Inachus. She and her sister Phoebe are commonly referred to as
Leucippides (that is, "daughters of Leucippus"). Hilaera married
Castor and bore him a son, named either Anogon or Anaxis.
Hilaera and Phoebe were priestesses of Artemis and Athena, and
betrothed to Lynceus and Idas, the sons of Aphareus. Castor and Pollux
were charmed by their beauty and carried them off. When
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