Arisbe

Arisbe

Arisbe may refer to:

  • Another name for Batea, a person in Greek Mythology
  • An early (pre-Hecuba) wife of King Priam of Troy, also from Greek Mythology. This Arisbe was a daughter of the seer Merops of Percote.
  • In Homer's Iliad, a city in the Troad. It is mentioned three times. In Book II, where Asius is described leading Trojan troops from Arisbe and other Hellespontine cities; in Book VI, in which an account of the slaying of Axylus is given, who lived in "well-built Arisbe"; and in Book XXI, in which Eëtion sends Lycaon to Arisbe after ransoming him.
  • The rural Pennsylvania house and farm of Charles Sanders Peirce, where he spent the last years of his life and which he named Arisbe, inspired to do so by the account of Axylus, who welcomed all passers-by into his house at Arisbe.
  • The species arisbe of owl butterflies.

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