Lycaon

Lycaon may refer to:
Lycaon
Brookes, 1827

Species: L. pictus

Binomial name
Lycaon pictus
(Temminck, 1820)


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Lycaon, in Greek mythology, was the son of Pelasgus and Meliboea, father of Oenotrus and the mythical first king of Arcadia. He was the father of Callisto and, according to some, he raised her son Arcas.
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Priam (Greek Πρίαμος, Priamos) was the king of Troy during the Trojan War, and youngest son of Laomedon.
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In Greek mythology, Laothoe was a wife of Priam, king of Troy, and mother of Lycaon. Her father was Altes. (Iliad XXI, 85)

Laothoe is also one of the daughters of Thespius and Megamede. She bore Heracles a son, Antiphus. (Apollodorus, The Library, 2.7.8 [1] )
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Trojan War was waged, according to Greek mythology, against the city of Troy by the armies of the Achaeans (Mycenaean Greeks), after Paris of Troy stole Helen from her husband Menelaus, king of Sparta.
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Lycaon, in Greek mythology, was the son of Pelasgus and Meliboea, father of Oenotrus and the mythical first king of Arcadia. He was the father of Callisto and, according to some, he raised her son Arcas.
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In Greek mythology, Pelasgus referred to several different people.
  1. One was the first king of Arcadia, the ancestor of the Pelasgians, whom Herodotus claimed were the oldest inhabitants of Greece. He was the son of Zeus and Niobe and the father of Lycaon with Meliboea.

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In Greek mythology, Meliboea referred to two different people.
  1. One was the only Niobid spared when Artemis and Apollo killed them. She was so upset that she changed her name to Chloris ("the pale one").

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Arcadia or Arkadía (Greek Αρκαδία) is a region of Greece in the Peloponnesus. It takes its name from the mythological character Arcas.

Modern Arcadia

Arcadia has its present-day capital at Tripoli.
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lycanthropy is the ability or power of a human being to undergo transformation into a wolf. The term comes from Greek lykánthropos (λυκάνθρωπος): λύκος, lıkos
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