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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 Lycurgus and the myths and legends surrounding Lycurgus, Lycurgus relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.
He was the son of Pheres (the son of Cretheus and Tyro) and Periclymene (daughter of Minyas), and brother of Admetus, and had two sisters Eidomene (wife of Amythaon [unmentionable]) and Periopis [great wealth]. Lycurgus was a mythical king of Nemea and married Eurydice (also called Amphithea) of Nemea and father of Opheltes, who was killed by a serpent. Lycurgus's tomb lay in the grounds of the sacred grove of the Nemean Zeus. See Tydeus book,