GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

SCAMANDER

Greek River God

Also known as SKAMANDROS

Over-enthusiastic Cybele fan turned River God

A Cretan priest who, due to services to CYBELE above and beyond the call of duty (including frenzied dancing and self-mutilation), was made a River God.

The river chosen was the one he fell into and drowned after an over-enthusiastic demonstration. This was the Xanthus and is now the SCAMANDER.

It’s nowadays used to dip sheep, bathe virgins and dispose of empty bottles.

SCAMANDER FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : SCAMANDER
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Rivers
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : SKAMANDROS
Popularity index : 4692

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Article last updated on 17 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. "SCAMANDER: River God from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 17 Jan. 2014. Web. 24 July 2014.

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