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Cephalus and Aurora, by Nicolas Poussin (c. 1630)
Cephalus and Aurora, by Nicolas Poussin (c. 1630)

In Greek mythology, Cephalus was the son of Hermes and Herse. When Hermes fell in love with Herse, a jealous Aglaulus, Herse's sister, stood between them and refused to move. Hermes changed her to stone. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2536x1887, 443 KB) Description: Title: de: Cephalus und Aurora Technique: de: Öl auf Leinwand Dimensions: de: 96,5 × 130,5 cm Country of origin: de: Frankreich und Italien Current location (city): de: London Current location (gallery): de: National Gallery Other notes... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2536x1887, 443 KB) Description: Title: de: Cephalus und Aurora Technique: de: Öl auf Leinwand Dimensions: de: 96,5 × 130,5 cm Country of origin: de: Frankreich und Italien Current location (city): de: London Current location (gallery): de: National Gallery Other notes... Eos, by Evelyn de Morgan (1850 - 1919), 1895 (Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC): for a Pre-Raphaelite painter, Eos was still the classical pagan equivalent of an angel Eos (dawn) was, in Greek mythology, the Titan Goddess of the dawn, who rose from her home at the edge of... Les Bergers d’Arcadie. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... Greek mythology consists of a large collection of narratives detailing the lives and adventures of a wide variety of gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, which were first envisioned and disseminated in an oral-poetic tradition. ... Hermes bearing the infant Dionysus, by Praxiteles Hermes (Greek IPA ), in Greek mythology, is the god of boundaries and of the travelers who cross them, of shepherds and cowherds, of orators, literature and poets, of athletics, of weights and measures and invention and commerce in general, of liars, and of... This is an article about the Greek mythological figure; for an article on the French bicycle manufacturer, see Herse Herse was a figure in Greek mythology, daughter of Cecrops. ... Aglaulus is a HUGE Steelers fan. ...


Cephalus was married to Procris, a daughter of Erechtheus. The goddess of the dawn Eos (Aurora to the Romans) kidnapped Cephalus when he was hunting. Cephalus then had a relationship with the goddess for some years and she bore him three sons Phaeton, Tithonos and Hesperus, but Cephalus then began pining for Procris, causing a disgruntled Eos to return him to her - and put a curse on them. The Death of Procris, by Piero di Cosimo (c. ... Erechtheus in Greek Mythology was the name of a king of Athens, and a secondary name for two other characters In Homers Iliad the name is applied to the earth-born son of Hephaestus later mostly called Erichthonius by later writers. ... Eos, by Evelyn de Morgan (1850 - 1919), 1895 (Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC): for a Pre-Raphaelite painter, Eos was still the classical pagan equivalent of an angel Eos (dawn) was, in Greek mythology, the Titan Goddess of the dawn, who rose from her home at the edge of... Look up Aurora in Wiktionary, the free dictionary For other uses, see Aurora (disambiguation). ... The fall of Phaeton, Johann Liss, beginning of 17th century. ... In Greek mythology, Tithonos was a son of Eos and Cephalus. ... Henry Longfellow wrote an epic poem called The Wreck of the Hesperus. ...


Procris had come into possession of a magical javelin, given by Artemis that never missed its prey, as well as a hunting hound who always caught its prey. The hound met its end chasing a fox which could not be caught, and they both turned into stone. But the javelin was used by Cephalus while hunting. The Death of Procris, by Piero di Cosimo (c. ... The Artemis of Versailles, a Roman copy of a Hellenistic marble sculpture, now at the Louvre Museum. ...


Cephalus sat by a tree one day, hot after hunting, and sang a little hymn to the wind (Aura). A passerby heard him and thought he was serenading a lover. Procris found out and the next day went out to find him. As he sat singing the same hymn, she thought he was singing to his ex-lover Aurora (Eos) and moved. Cephalus threw the javelin of Artemis into the brush, thinking the noise was an animal, and killed her. As she lay dying in his arms, she told him "On our wedding vows, please never marry Aurora". Cephalus went into exile. The Death of Procris, by Piero di Cosimo (c. ... Look up Aurora in Wiktionary, the free dictionary For other uses, see Aurora (disambiguation). ... Eos, by Evelyn de Morgan (1850 - 1919), 1895 (Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC): for a Pre-Raphaelite painter, Eos was still the classical pagan equivalent of an angel Eos (dawn) was, in Greek mythology, the Titan Goddess of the dawn, who rose from her home at the edge of... The Artemis of Versailles, a Roman copy of a Hellenistic marble sculpture, now at the Louvre Museum. ...


Later, Cephalus helped Amphitryon in a war and was awarded the island Cephallenia. Amphitryon, or Amphitrion, in Greek mythology, was a son of Alcaeus, king of Tiryns in Argolis. ... Kefallinia, also known as Kefalonia or Cefalonia (Ancient Greek: Κεφαλλήνια Modern Greek: Κεφαλλονιά), is the largest of the Ionian Islands in western Greece. ...


A different Cephalus is a wealthy and elderly arms manufacturer who engages in dialogue with Socrates in Plato's Republic. This article is about the ancient Greek philosopher, for all other uses see: Socrates (disambiguation) Socrates (June 4, ca. ... Plato Plato (Greek: Πλάτων, Plátōn) (c. ... Plato. ...


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Cephalus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (332 words)
Cephalus was married to Procris, a daughter of Erechtheus.
Cephalus then had a relationship with the goddess for some years and she bore him three sons Phaeton, Tithonos and Hesperus, but Cephalus then began pining for Procris, causing a disgruntled Eos to return him to her - and put a curse on them.
Cephalus threw the javelin of Artemis into the brush, thinking the noise was an animal, and killed her.
Mugil_cepha (3237 words)
cephalus from feeding primarily on copepods and other small zooplankton, to feeding on detritus and algae is coincident with metamorphic changes in the intestine, teeth and lips of the fish as it becomes a juvenile (Major 1978).
cephalus are highly euryhaline, and survive in a range of salinities from 0 ppt.
Mugil cephalus is a heterotroph that, as an adult, is primarily a detritus feeder.
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