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by Micha F. Lindemans
A Sicilian shepherd youth, occasionally regarded as a son of Dionysus. He was in love with Galatea but rival, the Cyclops Polyphemus, killed him with a boulder. Galatea turned his blood into the river of the same name. (Ovid Metamorphoses XIII, 750-68)

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