Alcyone

Greek - Daughter of Aeolus. Wife of Ceyx. She was distraught when her husband was shipwrecked and drowned in a storm at sea. Morpheus visited her in her sleep and convinced her that Ceyx was dead, whereupon she determined to kill herself by jumping from the headland. There she saw the lifeless body of her husband floating in towards the shore and plunged into the sea to join him. Both were changed into kingfishers. The seven days of calm (the Alcyon or Halcyon days) that are said to occur each year are when she is hatching her young in a floating nest. Another story says that, for disrespect to the gods, Zeus turned Alcyone into a kingfisher and Ceyx into a gannet. Also commonly referred to as Alcyone, Alkione, Alkione, Alcyone, Alcyone, Alkuone, Alkuone, Alcyone, Alcyone, Cleopatra, Cleopatra, Halcyone, Halcyone, Alcyone or Alcyone.
Greek - Daughter of Atlas by Pleione. Leader of the Pleaides. Mother of Aethusa by Poseidon. In some accounts, identified as Alcyone, Alkione, Alkione, Alcyone, Alcyone, Alkuone, Alkuone, Alcyone, Alcyone, Cleopatra, Cleopatra, Halcyone, Halcyone, Alcyone or Alcyone.

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