Alcyone (2)

Alcyone (2)

Strong Helper; Sea Hound; Sea Bird

Also known as:

Alkyone

Origin:

Greek

Alcyone, daughter of Atlas, is the leader of the seven sister spirits, the Pleiades. She had a long love affair with Poseidon, by whom she has many children.

Alkyone is the name assigned the brightest of the Pleiades, the cluster of stars in the constellation Taurus.

Color:

Blue

See Also:

Atlas; Maia; Pleiades; Poseidon

Source:

Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses – Written by : Judika Illes