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Melicerʹtes (4 syl.)

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Son of Ino, a sea deity. Athʹamas imagined his wife to be a lioness, and her two sons to be lion’s cubs. In his frenzy he slew one of the boys, and drove the other (named Melicertēs) with his mother into the sea. The mother became a sea-goddess, and the boy the god of harbours.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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