Merope

Greek - Daughter of Cypselus. Wife of Cresphontes, king of Messenia. When Cresphontes and two of his sons were killed during a rebellion, Polyphontes who took over the throne also took Merope as his wife. Her third son Aepytus, who had been hidden during the violence, later came back and killed Polyphontes, taking his father's throne. Also commonly known as Merope, Aero, Aero or Merope.
Greek - A nymph. One of the Pleiades. Daughter of Atlas. Wife of Sisyphus. Mother of Glaucus by Sisyphus. Mother of Daedalus, some say. In some accounts she left the other Pleiades in the sky in shame when her husband, the only mortal married to a Pleiad (except perhaps Corytus who, some say, married Electra) was sent to Tartarus so that only six of the seven Pleiades are now visible. Other says that the missing star is Electra. Also referred to as Merope, Aero, Aero or Merope.
Greek - Daughter of Oenopion, king of Chios, and Helice. She was promised to Orion as a reward for clearing Chios of wild animals but her father kept postponing the promised marriage and it never came about. When Orion raped her, her father had him blinded by satyrs. Sometimes identified as Merope, Aero, Aero or Merope.
Greek - Wife of Polybus, king of Corinth. Foster-mother of Oedipus. Also known as Merope, Aero, Aero or Merope.
Greek - Daughter of Pandareus. Sister of Aedon and Cleothera. Mother of Pandareus by Hermes. She and Cleothera were carried off by the Harpies and sold as slaves to the Furies. In some accounts, known as Merope, Aero, Aero or Merope.

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