It’s true! He was employed by Zeus to chase away the flies during important sacrifices. This must have been a real comfort to those involved.
In those ancient unsanitary times, flies were dangerous critters, bringing plague, sickness and death. In fact they were the original weapons of mass destruction. Without the benefit of fly-spray aerosols or fly-paper, only the Gods could keep them at bay. Few people know that Beelzebub himself started out as a fly-swatter.
Godchecker Tip: It’s a little-known fact that resting flies actually take-off backwards. That’s why it’s so difficult to obliterate them. Once you know which way they’re heading, it’s easy to catch them.
Armed with this secret knowledge, our Godchecker-In-Chief is an acknowledged Grandmaster of Fly-Catching, capable of catching any fly with his bare hands. And so Godchecker H.Q. remains a safe haven from plagues and pestilence.
Myiagros Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Good Health
Area of expertise: Good Health
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1661
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Article last revised on November 20, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.