Alcyone

Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 21 Sep 2011 13:02 and updated at 21 Sep 2011 13:02

ILIAD NOUN

ild.09 He it was who took his bow and faced King Apollo himself for fair Marpessa s sake; her father and mother then named her Alcyone, because her mother had mourned with the plaintive strains of the halcyon bird when Phoebus Apollo had carried her off.

Arise Greece! from thy silent sleep, 2000 years long it is! Forget not, thy ancient culture, beautiful and marvelous it is!

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