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Sirens

Sirens

The Sirens were beautiful but dangerous creatures that lured the sailors with their beautiful voices to their doom, causing the ships to crash on the reefs near their island. They were the daughters of the river god Achelous, while their mother may have been Terpsichore, Melpomene, Sterope or...

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2006 Sirens (S. J. Tucker album), 2006 Sirens (Nine Black Alps album), 2012 Sirens (May Jailer album) Sirens (Gorgon City album), 2014 "Siren" (Malcolm

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Nereids

Nereids

The Nereids were sea nymphs in Greek mythology, fifty in total, daughters of Nereus and Doris. They helped sailors on their voyages when they faced fierce storms. They lived with their father in the depths of the Aegean Sea. One of the better known Nereids was Thetis, who was the mother of the...

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Sea nymph (disambiguation). For other uses, see Nereid (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, the Nereids (/ˈnɪəriɪdz/ NEER-ee-idz; Greek: Νηρηΐδες, sg.

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Ophion

Ophion

Ophion or Ophioneus was an elder Titan god in Greek mythology, who was the ruler of the Earth along with his wife Eurynome. The couple was later overthrown by Cronus and Rhea.

More: Eurynome, Cronus, Rhea, Titans

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parasitic wasps, see Ichneumonidae. In some versions of Greek mythology, Ophion (Ὀφίων "serpent"; gen.: Ὀφίωνος), also called Ophioneus (Ὀφιονεύς) ruled

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Europa

Europa

Europa was initially a Cretan moon goddess, who was incorporated into the Greek mythology as a virgin Phoenician princess. She was the daughter of the King Agenor of Sidon and Europe was named after her.

She had an affair with Zeus, which Hera never learned about and therefore, never tried to...

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Europa commonly refers to: Europa (mythology), a Phoenician princess in Greek mythology, from whom the name of the continent Europe is taken Europa (moon)

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Dionysus

Dionysus

Dionysus was the god of fertility and wine, later considered a patron of the arts. He created wine and spread the art of viticulture. He had a dual nature; on one hand, he brought joy and divine ecstasy; or he would bring brutal and blinding rage, thus reflecting the dual nature of wine. Dionysus...

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"Dionysus" and "Dionysos", see Dionysos (disambiguation). For other uses of the theophoric name "Dionysius", see Dionysius (disambiguation). Dionysus

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