Greek - A water nymph. Daughter of Hypseus by Creusa. Daughter of Peneus by Creusa, some say. Sister of Astyagia and Themisto. Mother of Aristaeus and Idmon. By Apollo. Apollo saw her fighting a lion barehanded and carried her off to Africa where he fathered Aristaeus and Idmon on her. Another story says that Eurypylus, king of Libya, offered his kingdom to anyone who would rid his country from the ravages of a lion. Cyrene killed the lion and founded the city named after her. In some lore, occasionally identified as Cyrene.
Greek - Daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. Sister of Diana. Mother of Diomedes by Ares. Known as Cyrene.

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