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Endymion

(ĕndĭm`ēən), in Greek mythology, young shepherd, loved by Selene (the moon). In one version of his legend, he asked Zeus for immortality and perpetual youth. Zeus consented on the condition that Endymion remain eternally asleep. The English poets Lyly, Drayton, and Keats all wrote poems based on the legend.

Endymion

man kept immortally youthful through eternal sleep. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 91; Br. Lit.: “Endymion” in Harvey, 271]

Endymion

name of man in the moon. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 376–377]
See: Moon

Endymion

man kept immortally youthful through eternal sleep. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 91]
See: Sleep
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