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Lyncus

by Micha F. Lindemans
The king of the Scythians, who learned from Triptolemus the art of agriculture. He did not wanted to share this knowledge, however, and attempted to take Triptolemus' life. The goddess Demeter intervened and changed Lyncus into a lynx.

Ovid V, 650.


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  • Etymology:
    Lynx

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