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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Deianeira

The wife of Hercules, whose death she had been the unwitting cause of by giving him the poisoned robe which Nessus (q. v .) had sent her as potent to preserve her husband's love; on hearing the fatal result she killed herself in remorse and despair.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Deianeira'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/d/deianeira.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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