Danaus

In Greek mythology Danaus (s; Δαναός Danaos), was the twin brother of Aegyptus and son of Achiroe and Belus, a mythical king of Egypt. The myth of Danaus is a foundation legend (or re-foundation legend) of Argos, one of the foremost Mycenaean cities of the Peloponnesus. In Homer`s Iliad, `Danaans` (`tribe of Danaë`) and `Argives` com...
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Danaus

genus Danaus noun type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies
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Danaus

[genus] Danaus, commonly called Tigers, Milkweeds, Monarchs, and Queens, is a genus of butterflies in the tiger butterfly tribe. They are found worldwide, including North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Indonesia and Australia. For other Tigers see the genus, Parantica. == Taxonomy == Following the review of Smith et al. (2005), 12 sp...
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Danaüs

Danaüs (dăn'āus) , in Greek mythology, son of Belus and Anchinoe and twin of Aegyptus. Danaüs, who had 50 daughters, the Danaïds, and Aegyptus, who had 50 sons, ruled Libya and Arabia. When Belus died the brothers quarreled, and Danaüs fled with his daughters to A...
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Danaus

in Greek legend, son of Belus, king of Egypt, and twin brother of Aegyptus. Driven out of Egypt by his brother, he fled with his 50 daughters (the ...
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Danaüs

In Greek mythology, a king of Argos who had 50 daughters. His twin brother Aegyptus, King of Egypt, had 50 sons. When they demanded their cousins in marriage, Danaüs gave each girl a dagger with...
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Danaus

In Greek mythology, Danaus was a king of Libya and the father of fifty daughters, the 'Danaides'. His brother Aegyptus, who had fifty sons, wanted a mass marriage, but Danaus fled with his daughters to Argos where he became king. Eventually Aegyptus' sons followed and demanded the Danaides. Danaus agreed, but gave each daughter a weapon with which ...
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Danaus

[n] - type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies
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