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Phthonos
Personification of Envy and Jealousy
Phthonos and Aphrodite.jpg
Armento vase painting 375-350 BC
Roman equivalentInvidia

In Greek mythology, Phthonos /ˈθnəs/ (Greek: Φθόνος, Phthónos) was the personification of jealousy and envy, most prominently in matters of romance. In Nonnus's Dionysiaca, he is by proxy the cause of Semele's death, having informed Hera of her husband's affair. He also appears in Callimachus's Hymn to Apollo, goading the god into an argument of quantity over quality.

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