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The ancient Greek Gods and Goddess contain a wealth of stories and legends, wrapped in Myths which typically provide a story with a morale code designed to influence the reader into behaviour as fitting Greek culture of the era.
In this article, we look at Laelaps and the myths and legends surrounding Laelaps, Laelaps relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.
A hound, famous for its hunting ability, that being that it never failed to catch its prey, some say it was a gift from Zeus to Europa, (or from Artemis) however, it passed from Europa, to her son by Zeus called Minos, who became the first king of Crete. See under Electryon section in 'Heracles the birth and other myths.'