Epimenides

Epimenides In Greek mythology, a culture hero and a shepherd of Crete. He wrote poetry, taught the worship of the gods, and built the first temples. One day he fell asleep while searching for lost sheep and slept for 57 years.

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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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