In Greek mythology, Hypermnestra (Ancient Greek: Ὑπερμνήστρα Ὑpermnístra) was a Aetolian princess as the daughter of King Thestius of Pleuron and Eurythemis.[1] She was the sister of Althaea, Leda, Iphiclus, Evippus, Plexippus and Eurypylus. Hypermnestra married Oicles and bore him a son Amphiaraus, who later took part in the war of the Seven Against Thebes, and also two daughters, Polyboea and Iphianeira.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Hesiod, Ehoiai fr. 23(a), 26.
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1.7.10
  3. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca historica 4.68.5