Cedalion

Cedalion (he who takes charge of sailors) In Greek mythology, a man sent by Hephaestus to carry the blind Orion from Lemnos to the sun, where Apollo restored Orion’s sight.

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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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