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Cepheus
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Characters From Greek Mythology
Nationality: Aethiopia
Religion: Greek polytheism
Occupation: King of Aethiopia
Parents: Belus and Anchinoe
Spouse: Cassiopeia
Children: Andromeda
Turtledove Appearances:
"Myth Manners' Guide to Greek Missology"
Satirical Fantasy
Type of Appearance: Direct

Cepheus was a mythical king of Aethiopia, husband of Cassiopeia, father of Andromeda, and later father-in-law of Perseus. He is a secondary, underdeveloped character in the myths focusing on these other characters. Ancient Greek astronomers named a set of constellations after Cepheus' family.

Cepheus in "Myth Manners' Guide to Greek Missology"[]

Cepheus and Cassiopeia rode from Ethiopia to Mount Olympus in their Constellation, to attend the wedding of their daughter Andromeda.[1]

References[]

  1. E.g., Counting Up, Counting Down, p. 285, paperback.
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