Ptocheia

Summary

Ptocheia[pronunciation?] or Ptokheia (Ancient Greek: Πτωχείας) was the ancient Greek female spirit of beggary. She was regarded as a companion (and a sister) of Penia and Amechania. Her opposites were Euthenia and Ploutos.[1]

Note

  1. ^ Aristophanes, Plutus 549 ff.