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Ancient myths

Apollo & Daphne

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   Daphne. The daughter of the rivergod Peneus, in Thessaly, pursued by Apollo, who was charmed by her beauty; but as she was on the point of being overtaken by him, she prayed for aid, and was metamorphosed into a laurel-tree (daphne), which became in consequence the favourite tree of Apollo.

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Peneus & Creusa

Creusa (Kreousa), a daughter of Oceanus and Ge. She was a Naid, and became by Peneius the mother of Hypseus, king of the Lapithae, and of Stilbe. (Pind. Pyth. ix. 30; Diod. iv. 69)

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