Caunus and Biblis

Caunus and Biblis In Greek and Roman mythology, brother and sister, children of Miletus and Cyanee. Biblis fell in love with her brother and wrote him a letter telling of her sexual passion. Caunus fled in horror to Caria. Biblis followed him, but eventually she wearied of the chase, dissolved in her tears, and changed into a fountain. Ovid’s Metamorphoses (book 9) tells the tale.

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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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