Asopus


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Asopus

(əsō`pəs), in Greek mythology, river god. He tried to prevent Zeus from abducting his daughter AeginaAegina
, in Greek mythology, river nymph, daughter of the river god Asopus. She was abducted by Zeus to the island Oenone, where she bore him a son, Aeacus. Aeacus later renamed the island in her honor.
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, but Zeus drove him off with a thunderbolt.
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Next to her I saw Antiope, daughter to Asopus, who could boast of having slept in the arms of even Jove himself, and who bore him two sons Amphion and Zethus.
The torches sputter, the Asopus River swells with runoff, and the trail, increasingly muddy, slows all movement.