Galatea

Greek - A sea nymph, one of the Nereids. Daughter of Nereus and Doris. She was loved by Polyphemus but she just laughed at him, preferring Acis who was killed by the jealous Cyclops, crushed by a huge stone. She turned the corpse of Acis into a stream. Some say that she wept so much at the loss of Acis that she turned into a fountain. In another story, Acis is not mentioned and Galatea married Polyphemus, beguiled by his musicmaking, and bore a son, Galas. Also commonly referred to as Galatea, Galateia, Galateia, Galatea, Galatea or Galatea.
Greek - Wife of Pygmalion. Mother of Paphos. A statue carved by Pygmalion was brought to life by Aphrodite and became Pygmalion's wife. Another version says that Pygmalion was already married to Cynisca who became jealous of Galatea who then returned to her former state as a block of marble. At times, referred to as Galatea, Galateia, Galateia, Galatea, Galatea or Galatea.
Greek - Wife of Lamprus. Mother of Leucippus. Her husband ordered her to kill the child she was expecting if it should be a girl. When a girl was born, Galatea dressed the child as a boy and reared it as such. In some lore, occasionally identified as Galatea, Galateia, Galateia, Galatea, Galatea or Galatea.

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