630 (Athens, National Museum 13410), attests to the early diffusion of that myth; here two women flank a child lying between them, and the figure on the left is named Chelidon
(Swallow), presaging her subsequent transformation.
The word celandine comes from the Greek word chelidon
, meaning swallow, the greater celandine coming into bloom when these birds arrive in April.
London Bridge is falling down falling down falling down Poi s'ascose nel foco che gli affina Quando fiam uti chelidon
- O swallow swallow Le Prince d'Aquitaine a la tour abolie These fragments I have shored against my ruins Why then Ile fit you.