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ALCYONE
Also known as HALCYONE

She comes in two versions.

No. 1 as one of the PLEIADES via POSEIDON.

No. 2 as being happily married to Cyx, who was son of the Morning Star but sadly mortal. When he was shipwrecked and drowned she was inconsolable.

As the shipwreck had been caused by ZEUS and HERA in a fit of jealousy at seeing a couple so much happier than them, they then took pity and turned the lovers into a couple of immortal kingfishers.

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Article last updated on 12 February 2004
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT ALCYONE : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : ALCYONE
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : Spiritual Being
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : HALCYONE
Popularity index : 584

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