phoenix

Arabian - A fabulous bird. This huge bird immolated itself at intervals of about 350 years (or 500, 1,000, 1,461 or up to 7,000 years) only to rise again from its own ashes. Another story said that, although the bird bred in Arabia, it flew to Greece to bury its parents. It was said to feed only on dew and was described as having a purple body, a gold neck and a blue tail. Anyone who found one of its golden feathers was sure to have good fortune. In some references, identified as phoenix, birds, birds, animals, sacred birds, simurgh, Phoinix, Phoinix, Phoenix, Poua-Kai, Poua-Kai, Poukai, Arab Roc, Fijian Ngani-Vatu, Ngutu-Lei, simurg, simurgh, simurgh, Saena Meregha, akra, samru, simorg, sinurgh, Arab anqa, roc, Russian sinam(ru), saena, senmerv or simarghu.

Phoenix

Greek - A king of the Dolopians. Son of Amyntor and Cleobule. When Amyntor took a mistress, Phoenix, at the prompting of his mother, seduced her. His father then banished him to Phthia where he became the tutor to Achilles and accompanied him to Troy. He survived the war but died on the journey home to Greece. In another version, his father's concubine accused Phoenix of rape and his father blinded him. He was later cured by Chiron. On occassion, known as Phoenix, birds, birds, animals, phoenix, sacred birds, simurgh, Phoinix, Phoinix, Poua-Kai, Poua-Kai, Poukai, Arab Roc, Fijian Ngani-Vatu, Ngutu-Lei, simurg, simurgh, simurgh, Saena Meregha, akra, samru, simorg, sinurgh, Arab anqa, roc, Russian sinam(ru), saena, senmerv or simarghu.
Greek - Son of Agenor and Telephassa. Brother of Cadmus, Cilix, Europa, Phineus and Thasus. He and his brothers were sent to look for Europa when she was carried off by Zeus in the form of a bull and he never returned home. He became the founder of the Phoenicians. Sometimes called Phoenix, birds, birds, animals, phoenix, sacred birds, simurgh, Phoinix, Phoinix, Poua-Kai, Poua-Kai, Poukai, Arab Roc, Fijian Ngani-Vatu, Ngutu-Lei, simurg, simurgh, simurgh, Saena Meregha, akra, samru, simorg, sinurgh, Arab anqa, roc, Russian sinam(ru), saena, senmerv or simarghu.
Greek - Son of Adonis and Alphesiboea. In some references, identified as Phoenix, birds, birds, animals, phoenix, sacred birds, simurgh, Phoinix, Phoinix, Poua-Kai, Poua-Kai, Poukai, Arab Roc, Fijian Ngani-Vatu, Ngutu-Lei, simurg, simurgh, simurgh, Saena Meregha, akra, samru, simorg, sinurgh, Arab anqa, roc, Russian sinam(ru), saena, senmerv or simarghu.
Greek - A poem about the fabulous. Bird, generally attributed to Lactantius. On occassion, called Phoenix, birds, birds, animals, phoenix, sacred birds, simurgh, Phoinix, Phoinix, Poua-Kai, Poua-Kai, Poukai, Arab Roc, Fijian Ngani-Vatu, Ngutu-Lei, simurg, simurgh, simurgh, Saena Meregha, akra, samru, simorg, sinurgh, Arab anqa, roc, Russian sinam(ru), saena, senmerv or simarghu.
General - A demon. One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon. This being is said to be able to teach poetry and the arts and appears in the form of a bird. Also known as Phoenix, birds, birds, animals, phoenix, sacred birds, simurgh, Phoinix, Phoinix, Poua-Kai, Poua-Kai, Poukai, Arab Roc, Fijian Ngani-Vatu, Ngutu-Lei, simurg, simurgh, simurgh, Saena Meregha, akra, samru, simorg, sinurgh, Arab anqa, roc, Russian sinam(ru), saena, senmerv or simarghu.

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