Linus

Greek - Son of Apollo and Psamathe. In some accounts, he was deserted by his mother but rescued and reared by shepherds, only to be torn to pieces by the dogs of Crotopus. Some say Apollo sent a plague to avenge the infant's death; others say that he sent Poine to punish the Argives by snatching away infants from their mothers. Also commonly identified as Linus, Ailanos, Ailanos, Linus, Linos, Linos, Linus or Linus.
Greek - Son of Ismenus, some say. Brother of Orpheus. He was a musician who taught Orpheus. He tried to teach Heracles literature and music and was killed by Heracles who struck him with his lyre when they argued about musical instruction. In some accounts, he is the same as Linus, son of Amphimarus. Known as Linus, Ailanos, Ailanos, Linus, Linos, Linos, Linus or Linus.
Greek - A famous musician. It is said he was killed by Apollo when he compared his skill to that of the god. Also commonly called Linus, Ailanos, Ailanos, Linus, Linos, Linos, Linus or Linus.
Greek - A song of lamentation. On occassion, referred to as Linus, Ailanos, Ailanos, Linus, Linos, Linos, Linus or Linus.

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