Andromeda (meethologie)

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Perseus and Andromeda (Andromeda tied tae the rock while Perseus on the weenged horse Pegasus flees abuin), bi Frederic Leighton

In Greek meethologie, Andromeda is the dauchter o the Aethiopian keeng Cepheus an his wife Cassiopeia. When Cassiopeia's hubris leads her tae boast that Andromeda is mair beautifu than the Nereids, Poseidon sends the sea monster Cetus tae ravage Aethiopia as divine punishment.[1] Andromeda is stripped an chained naked tae a rock as a sacrifice tae sate the monster, but is saved frae daith bi Perseus.

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  1. Who's Who in Classical Mythology, Michael Grant & John Hazel, Oxford University Press, 1973, 1993, p. 31, ISBN 0-19-521030-1.