Mythology - Study Guide Part Six. Brief Myths Arranged Alphabetically Summary & Analysis

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This chapter gives brief summaries of thirty-one more myths. A selection of some of the different types of myth is given below, in alphabetical order.

Amalthea was a goat whose milk fed Zeus, or a nymph who owned the goat. She possessed the Horn of Plenty, or the Cornucopia, which was magically always full of fruit and flowers.

Amymone was pursued by a satyr but saved by Poseidon. He made a spring in her name.

Arachne claimed she could weave better than the goddess Minerva. Minerva beat her for her insolence and destroyed her work. Arachne hanged herself. Feeling sorry for her, Minerva turned her into a spider.

Aurora, goddess of the dawn, loved a mortal named Tithonus. She asked for immortality for him, but forgot to request eternal youth. He lived forever, but grew...

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