Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

ALCYONE

Greek Star Spirit

Also known as Alkyone, Halcyone

Brightest of the Pleiades sisters

She is the brightest of the Pleiades. Not necessarily more intelligent, mind you. Just more shiny and gleaming. Go take a look at her in the night sky some time.

She is so eye-catching that even Poseidon noticed her. He thought Alcyone was gorgeous and fathered several children with her.

Alcyone Facts and Figures

Name: Alcyone
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Alkyone, Halcyone

Gender: Female
Type: Spirit
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Stars
Area of expertise: Star, Stars

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 2513


Alcyone Relationships

Father: Atlas
Mother: Pleione
Consort: Poseidon
Member of: Pleiades

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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