More daughters of Atlas who sought stardom after nearly having their careers ruined by Orion.
They all had casting couch affairs with immortal deities of the day except Merope, who was propositioned by Sisyphus, a pushy mortal.
Maia, Taygete and Electra were chosen by Zeus giving a three-star rating. Alcyone and Celaeno got Poseidon and a two-star rating. Sterope got Ares, so we only give her one star.
Poor little Merope gets no stars. She was involved with a mortal and cannot shine so brightly as the others. Take a look at the Pleiades in the night sky and you’ll see.
Pleiades Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Atlantides
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Many Things
Area of expertise: Many things, lots of stuff
Associated with: Pleiades
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1549
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Article last revised on September 05, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.