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In Greek mythology, Celaeno (pronounced: /sɨˈliːnoʊ/; Ancient Ancient Greek: Κελαινώ Kelaino, lit. 'the dark one', also Celeno or Kelaino, sometimes [misspelled] Calaeno) referred to several different figures.
- Celaeno, one of the Harpies, whom Aeneas encountered at Strophades. She gave him prophecies of his coming journeys.
- Celaeno, one of the Pleiades. She was said to be mother of Lycus and Nycteus by Poseidon; of Eurypylus (or Eurytus), King of Cyrene, and Lycaon, also by Poseidon; and of Lycus and Chimaereus by Prometheus.
- Celaeno, one of the Danaids, the daughters of Danaus. Her mother was Crino. She married and killed Hyperbius, son of Aegyptus and Hephaestine. She was also believed to have had a son Celaenus by Poseidon.
- Celaeno, daughter of Hyamus and granddaughter of Lycorus. She was the mother of Delphus by Apollo.
- ↑ Hyginus, Fabulae, Preface & 14
- ↑ Virgil, Aeneid, 3. 209-211, with the commentary by Servius
- ↑ Bibliotheca 3. 10. 1
- ↑ Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4. 1561
- ↑ Tzetzes on Lycophron, 132
- ↑ Bibliotheca 2.1.5.
- ↑ Strabo, Geography 12. 8. 18
- ↑ Diodorus Siculus. Library of History, 4.16.3.
- ↑ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10. 6. 3
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