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PARENTS

  • [1.1] POSEIDON & EURYALE (Hesiod Astronomy Frag 4, Pherecydes Frag, Apollodorus 1.25, Hyginus Astronomica 2.34)
  • [1.2] POSEIDON (Valerius Flaccus 4.104)
  • [2.1] GAIA (Apollodorus 1.25)
  • [2.2] HYRIEOS (Parthenius 20, Antoninus Liberalis 25)
  • [2.3] Born of GAIA & an oxhide soaked with the urine of ZEUS, POSEIDON, & HERMES (Hyginus Fabulae 195 & Astr 2.34, Ovid Fasti 5.493, Servius ad Aeneid 10.763, Nonnus Dionysiaca 13.96)
  • [3.1] OINOPION (Servius on Virgil's Aeneid 10.763)

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Orion (Greek: Ὠρίων[1] or Ωαρίων, Latin: Orion[2]) was a giant huntsman in Greek mythology whom Zeus placed among the stars as the constellation of Orion.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion_(mythology)

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