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In Greek mythology, Celaeno referred to several different beings. Greek mythology comprises the collected narratives of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition. ...

  1. One of the harpies, Celaeno ("the dark") was also known as Podarge ("fleet-foot"). The harpies were vicious winged monsters that terrorized Phineas among others. See Phineas for more details. Celaeno was also the mother of Xanthus and Balius, Achilles' supernatural horses by either Zephyrus or Zeus. Zephyrus was her constant lover.
  2. One of the Pleiades, Celaeno was Poseidon's lover and had one son, Lycus, with him. She may have also been the mother of Deucalion with Prometheus.

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Celaeno (76 words)
One of the harpies, Celaeno ("the dark") was also known as Podarge ("fleet-foot").
Celaeno was also the mother of Xanthus and Balius, Achilles' supernatural horses by either Zephyrus or Zeus.
One of the Pleiades, Celaeno was Poseidon's lover and had one son, Lycus, with him.
Celaeno - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (181 words)
Celaeno was a harpy whom Aeneas encountered at Strophades.
One of the Pleiades, or Seven Sisters, was also called Celaeno.
Celaeno appears in Mommy Fortuna's traveling circus, in the Peter Beagle fantasy classic "The Last Unicorn".
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