Basalus

Greek - Son of Oceanus and Thea. Twin brother of Acmon. He and Acmon were known as the Cercopes, deceitful gnomes who could assume many shapes. They stole weapons from Heracles who later captured them both and carried them over his shoulder, tied head down to his large club. He and his brother were said to have been changed into monkeys by Zeus. On occassion, identified as Basalus, Passalus or Passalus.

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