Deidameia (daughter of Lycomedes)

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Joseph Pollet: Achilles and Deidameia (1854)

Deidameia ( ancient Greek Δῃιδάμεια ) is a figure in Greek mythology . With Achilles she is the mother of Neoptolemus .

She was the daughter of King Lykomedes , the king of Skyros , with whose daughters Thetis hid her son Achilles disguised as a girl so that he would not have to go to the Trojan War .



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