In Greek mythology: Greek mythology comprises the collected legends of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition. ...
Coronis ("crow" or "raven"), daughter of Phlegyas, King of the Lapiths, was one of Apollo's lovers. Pregnant with Asclepius, Coronis fell in love with Ischys, son of Elatus. A crow informed Apollo of the affair and he sent his sister, Artemis, to kill Coronis. Her body was burned on a funeral pyre, staining the white feathers of the crows permanently black. Apollo rescued the baby performing the first caesarean section and gave it to the centaurChiron to raise. Phlegyas was irate and torched the Apollonian temple at Delphi and Apollo killed him.
Categories: Greek mythological people Phlegyas, son of Ares and Chryse, King of the Lapiths in Greek mythology was father of Ixion and Coronis, one of Apollos lovers. ... In Greek mythology, the Lapiths were a semi-legenday, semi-historical race, whose home was in Thessaly in the valley of the Peneus. ... Apollo (Greek: ÎÏÏÎ»Î»ÏÎ½, ApÃ³llÅn) is a god in Greek and Roman mythology, the son of Zeus and Leto, and the twin of Artemis (goddess of the hunt). ... Asclepius (Greek also rendered Aesculapius in Latin and transliterated Asklepios) was the god of medicine and healing in ancient Greek mythology, according to which he was born a mortal but was given immortality as the constellation Ophiuchus after his death. ... In Greek mythology, Ischys was the son of Elatus and Hippea and the lover of Coronis. ... There were two figures named Elatus or Élatos in Greek mythology. ... A caesarean section (cesarean section AE), is a form of childbirth in which a surgical incision is made through a mothers abdomen (laparotomy) and uterus (hysterotomy) to deliver one or more fetuses. ... Guido Reni, Abduction of Deianira, 1620-21 In Greek mythology, the centaurs (Greek: Îá½³Î½ÏÎ±Ï ÏÎ¿Î¹) are a race part human and part horse, with a horses body and a human head and torso. ... In Greek mythology, Chiron (hand) â sometimes spelled Cheiron â was held as the superlative centaur over his brethren. ... In Greek mythology, King Coronaeus of Phocis was the father of Coronis, who was changed into a crow by Athena as she fled from Poseidon. ... Phocis (Greek, Modern: Î¦ÏÎºÎ¯Î´Î±, Ancient/Katharevousa: -s, also Phokida, Phokis) is an ancient district of central Greece. ... Andrea Doria as Neptune by Agnolo Bronzino: a potent allegory of Genoas hegemony in the Tyrrhenian Sea In Greek Mythology, Poseidon (Î Î¿ÏÎµÎ¹Î´á¿¶Î½) was the god of the sea, known to the Romans as Neptune, and to the Etruscans as Nethuns. ... Athena from the east pediment of the Afea temple in Aegina After a sculpture of Athena at the Louvre. ...
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