In Greek mythology, four people had the name Creusa. Greek mythology comprises the collected legends of Greek gods and goddesses and ancient heroes and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition. ...
According to Pindar's 9th Pythian Ode, Creusa was a naiad and daughter of Gaia who bore Hypseus, King of the Lapiths to the river god Peneus. Hypseus had one daughter, Cyrene. When a lion attacked her father's sheep, Cyrene wrestled with the lion. Apollo happened along and immediately fell in love with her and kidnapped her. He took her to North Africa and founded the city of Cyrene in her name. The region, Cyrenaica, is also named for her. Together, she and Apollo had one son: Aristaeus.
Daughter of King Creon of Corinth, Greece. After Jason divorced Medea, he married Creusa. Medea got even by giving Creusa a cursed dress that stuck to her body and burned her to death as soon as she put it on.
Daughter of Erechtheus, mother of a son Achaeus, a daughter named Diomede, and presumably another son Ion according to Hesiod's Eoiae but according to Euripides' Ion she was mother of Ion by Apollo and of Achaeus and Dorus by her husband Xuthus.
Categories: Greek mythological people Pindar (or Pindarus) (522 BC – 443 BC), the greatest lyric poet of ancient Greece, was born at Cynoscephalae, a village in Thebes. ... Naiad by John William Waterhouse, 1893 In Greek mythology, the Naiads (from the Greek νάειν, to flow, and νἃμα, running water) were a type of nymph who presided over fountains, wells, springs, streams, and brooks, as river gods embodied rivers, and some very ancient spirits inhabited the still waters of... Gaia (land or earth, also spelled Ge or Gaea) is a Greek goddess personifying the Earth. ... In Greek mythology, in Pindars 9th Pythian Ode, Hypseus was King of the Lapiths, son of the river Peneus by the naiad Creusa. ... In Greek mythology, the Lapiths were a semi-legenday, semi-historical race, whose home was in Thessaly in the valley of the Peneus. ... In Greek mythology, Peneus (Πηνειός) was a river god, one of the three-thousand Oceanids, a child of Oceanus and Tethys. ... In Greek mythology, as recorded in Pindars 9th Pythian ode, Cyrene (or Kyrene) (sovereign queen) was the daughter of Hypseus, King of the Lapiths. ... Apollo in art In art, Apollo is usually depicted as a handsome young man, almost always beardless, and often with a lyre or bow in hand. ... Cyrene, the ancient Greek city (in present-day Libya) was the oldest and most important of the five Greek cities in the region and gave eastern Libya the classical name Cyrenaica that it has retained to modern times. ... Roman province of Cyrenaica, 120 AD Cyrenaica was a Roman province on the northern coast of Africa between Egypt and Numidia; it had been formerly Greek. ... A minor god in Greek mythology, Aristaeus was the son of Apollo and the huntress Cyrene, who despised spinning and other womanly arts but spent her days hunting. ... In Greek mythology, Creon, or Kreon (ruler), son of Menoeceus, was the father of Haemon and husband of Eurydice. ... Temple of Apollo at Corinth Corinth, or Korinth (Κόρινθος) is a Greek city, on the Isthmus of Corinth, the original isthmus, the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnesus to the mainland of Greece. ... Jason, in Greek, is a hero of Greek mythology. ... See Medeia for the Euripides play of the same name. ... In Greek mythology, Priam (Greek Priamos) was the king of Troy during the Trojan War, and son of Laomedon. ... Aeneas (or Aineias) was a Trojan hero, the son of prince Anchises and the goddess Venus. ... In Greek and Roman mythology, Ascanius was a son of Aeneas and Creusa. ... For other uses see Virgil (disambiguation). ... Walls of the excavated city of Troy (Turkey) This article is about the city of Troy / Ilion as described in the works of Homer, and the location of an ancient city associated with it. ... Erechtheus in Greek Mythology was the name of one king of Athens and a secondary name for another. ... In Greek mythology and history, Achaeus is the name of several individuals. ... An ion is an elementary particle or system of elementary particles with a net electric charge. ... Hesiod (Hesiodos) was an early Greek poet and rhapsode, believed to have lived around the year 700 BC. From the 5th century BC literary historians have debated the priority of Hesiod or of Homer. ... Euripides (c. ... In Greek mythology, Dorus is the name of several individuals: Dorus was a son of Hellen and founder of the Dorian nation. ... In Greek mythology, Xuthus was a son of Hellen and Orseis and founder (through his sons) of the Achaean and Ionian nations. ...
Creusa 1's instructions to her prospective minister were clear: to drop the poison of Athena into Ion 1's cup (and not into the general bowl) in the banquet's pause, when Xuthus 1 and the other guests were pouring wine to the gods.
This is how Creusa 1 proved that she was Ion 1's mother; and he, having been adopted by Xuthus 1, found a new home in Athens, not as the son of an alien (which he had feared), but as full member of the royal family.
Creusa 1 was daughter of King Erechtheus of Athens and Praxithea 4, daughter of Phrasimus and Diogenia 1.
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