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Aesacus

by Micha F. Lindemans
The son of Priamus and Alexirrhoë. He fell in love with the nymph Hesperia. She fled from his avances, but was bitten by an adder and died. Grief-stricken, Aesacus hurled himself into the sea, but was changed into a bird by Tethys.

Ovid XI, 759.


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