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  • Ladon is the hundred-headed dragon that guarded the garden of the Hesperides in Greek mythology. He is variously described as the offspring of Phorcys or of Typhon and Echidna. It was said that his heads spoke with a multitude of voices in many languages.
  • Ladon is also the name of a river in Arcadia the father Metope wife of Asopus and of Daphne, beloved of Apollo. Daphne is according to some rather the daughter of the river Peneus.
  • Ladon is a commune in the Loiret département, in France

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Ladon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (157 words)
Ladon is the hundred-headed dragon that guarded the garden of the Hesperides in Greek mythology.
Ladon is also the name of a river in Arcadia, the father of Metope (who was the wife of Asopus) and of Daphne (beloved of Apollo).
Ladon is a commune in the Loiret département, in France
Ladon River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (191 words)
One daughter of Ladon was Daphne, whom Apollo pursued.
She called on the river-god Peneus for aid, and he transformed her into a laurel.
When Poseidon assaulted Demeter, she washed away the insult in the waters of the River Ladon.
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