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Galatea

by Micha F. Lindemans
One of the Nereids, and the beloved of Acis, a Sicilian shepherd. She was also loved by Polyphemus, who killed Acis with a boulder in jealousy. From his blood, Galatea created the river Acis on Sicily.

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  • Pronunciation:
    gal-uh-tee'-uh
  • Etymology:
    She who is milk white

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