Greek - A demigod, offspring of a god and a mortal. Occasionally known as hero.


Greek - A priestess of Aphrodite. She was loved by Leander but they were forbidden to marry and were separated by the waters of the Hellespont. Every night she put a light in the window of her tower to guide Leander as he swam over to see her but one night a storm blew the light out and he was drowned. Hero killed herself in grief by jumping from the tower into the sea. Also referred to as Hero.

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