GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

CELAENO

Greek Bad Goddess

Also known as KELAINO, PODARGE

Dark Harpy

She is the darkest and shadiest of the HARPIES. At least, if her name is anything to go by — it means literally ‘The Dark’.

Some sources claim she is the mother of BALIUS and XANTHUS, the two supernatural horses of ACHILLES. (Her other name — ‘Podarge’ — means swift of foot, which adds a certain credibility.) Other sources say AELLO was responsible. Either way, Wind God ZEPHYRUS was the dad, although it could all be a lot of hot air.

Note: she has no connection with CELAENO(2) as far as we know.

CELAENO FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : CELAENO
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Wrongdoing and bad deeds
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : KELAINO, PODARGE
Popularity index : 4387
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Article last updated on 31 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "CELAENO: Goddess of Wrongdoing from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Jan. 2014. Web. 29 August 2014.

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