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A river spirit (male), Patron of the Pinios River, in Thessaly. He is the father of the Nymph Daphne....
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(Laurel) A daughter of Peneus. She was nymph who, uncharacteristic of the breed, abhorred the embrace of men, and preferred to dance in solitude among the mountain meadows. Pursued by Apollo, she emplored her father to keep her chaste. He transformed her into...
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Daphne was so averse to her wooer, she cried out to her father, the river god Peneus, for help escaping and he transformed her into a laurel tree. From then on the tree was sacred to Apollo, who wore a crown of laurel ever after. Cupid was sometimes ...
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Daughter of the river king, Peneus, Cupid had struck her with his silver arrow. Daphne no longer desired the company of men. Indeed, when a handsome young man named Leucippus fell in love with her, he dressed in women's clothing and joined her band ...
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Exhausted, the nymph, unable to outstrip the god, begs her father, Peneus, a river divinity, to help her.

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