Aegle (dazzling light) In Greek mythology, one of the Hesperides, who guarded the Golden Apples. The name is also that of the youngest daughter of Asclepius and Epine (or Lampetia); a sister of Phaethon, who was transformed into a poplar; and beloved of Theseus when he abandoned Ariadne.
Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow-Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante
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