Deucalion


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Deu·ca·li·on

 (do͞o-kā′lē-ən, dyo͞o-)
n. Greek Mythology
A son of Prometheus who with his wife, Pyrrha, built an ark and floated in it to survive the deluge sent by Zeus. The couple became the ancestors of the renewed human race.

Deucalion

(djuːˈkeɪlɪən)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the son of Prometheus and, with his wife Pyrrha, the only survivor on earth of a flood sent by Zeus (Deucalion's flood). Together, they were allowed to repopulate the world by throwing stones over their shoulders, which became men and women

Deu•ca•li•on

(duˈkeɪ li ən, dyu-)

n.
(in Greek myth) a son of Prometheus who together with his wife, Pyrrha, survived a great flood and regenerated the human race.
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From Prometheus and Pronoia sprang Deucalion and Pyrrha, the only survivors of the deluge, who had a son Hellen (frag.
{152} Minos was father to Deucalion, whose son I am, for Deucalion had two sons Idomeneus and myself.
Nevermore was he to return to wind-beaten Ilius, exulting in his chariot and his horses; ere he could do so, death of ill-omened name had overshadowed him and he had fallen by the spear of Idomeneus the noble son of Deucalion. He had driven towards the left wing of the ships, by which way the Achaeans used to return with their chariots and horses from the plain.
It is said that Deucalion and Pyrrha created men by throwing stones over their heads behind them:-- Inde genus durum sumus, experiensque laborum, Et documenta damus qua simus origine nati.
Thus they in lowliest plight repentant stood Praying, for from the Mercie-seat above Prevenient Grace descending had remov'd The stonie from thir hearts, and made new flesh Regenerat grow instead, that sighs now breath'd Unutterable, which the Spirit of prayer Inspir'd, and wing'd for Heav'n with speedier flight Then loudest Oratorie: yet thir port Not of mean suiters, nor important less Seem'd thir Petition, then when th' ancient Pair In Fables old, less ancient yet then these, DEUCALION and chaste PYRRHA to restore The Race of Mankind drownd, before the Shrine Of THEMIS stood devout.
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