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n. Greek Mythology
A king of Thessaly who committed parricide and attempted to rape Hera and was punished by Zeus by being bound to a perpetually revolving wheel in Hades.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a Thessalian king punished by Zeus for his love of Hera by being bound to a perpetually revolving wheel
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Ix•i•on(ɪkˈsaɪ ən, ˈɪk siˌɒn)
a legendary Thessalian king whom Zeus punished for his attempted seduction of Hera by binding him to an eternally revolving wheel in Tartarus.
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