Cecrops


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Cecrops

(sē`krŏps), in Greek mythology, founder and first king of Athens. A primeval being, he was half man and half serpent. As a maker of laws, he abolished human sacrifice, established monogamy, and initiated burial of the dead.

Cecrops

the traditional founder of Athens was half man, half serpent. [Gk. Myth.: Hamilton, 393]
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Bates, 1864) 526 Consul excellens genini b (Le Cerf, 1922) 527 Consul fabius cecrops 1 2 b d (Doubleday, [1849]) 528 Siderone galanthis nemesis 2 (Illiger, 1801) 529 Siderone galanthis ssp.
Herse era hija del rey del Atica Cecrops y amante de Mercurio, mensajero de Zeus.
By Aglauros, the daughter of Cecrops, he was the father of Alcippe.
The raven-crow-ocyroe sequence is bound together by repetition of words with the consonants c-r (corvus, cornix, Cecrops, Crops, Chiron, Chariclo, Ocyrob), and the Ocyrod-battus-aglauros sequence repetitively plays on the words fari and fatum.
Robertson, 'The Riddle of the Arrhephoria at Athens', HSCP 87 (1983), 241-78 explains that the myth in which the daughters of Cecrops were entrusted with a basket containing the earthborn infant Erichthonius and two guardian snakes (Apollod.
Roux, 1814), 19 ; the French text reads as such "Danaus et Cecrops apporterent l'agriculture, les lumieres et les arts des egyptiens dans la Grece.
Decomposer Lepidoptera, primarily represented at the ABS by Tineoidea and Noctuidae, have not been found on saw palmetto flowers, with the exception of Calycopis cecrops (Lycaenidae).