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Celaeno (1)

Alternative parentage: Atlas (1) and Hesperis; Atlas (1) and Aethra (1); Erechtheus; Cadmus; Queen of the Amazons Atlas (1) and Sterope (1)

Biographical

Along with Merope (1), Electra (2), Sterope (1), Maia, Alcyone (2), and Taygete, Celaeno was one of the Pleiades, and was transformed into the Pleiades constellation with her sisters. By Poseidon, she was the mother of Lycus and Eurypylus, or, according to others, of Lycus and Chimaereus by Prometheus.




Sources

1. Sir W. Smith, ed. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, vol. 1. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1870.
2. Sir W. Smith, ed. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, vol. 3. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1870.
3. P. Grimal. A Concise Dictionary of Classical Mythology. Oxford, England; Cambridge, Mass.: Basil Blackwell Ltd, 1990.

 

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