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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 Udaeus and the myths and legends surrounding Udaeus, Udaeus relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.
Was one of the five remining Sparti. Cadmus having killed the serpent that guarded the Castalian Spring, (spring of Ares) made sacrifice to Athena-e and as soon as he had finished she appeared and commanded him to retrieve the serpent's teeth and throw them on the ground. No sooner had he done it than the Sparti sprang up from the soil, clashing the shields and weapons together; Cadmus threw a stone amongst them and all hell broke loose as they all blamed each other and began to fight amongst themselves. In the end only five remained alive, Echion, Chthonius, Hyperenor, Pelorus, and Udaeus, who all pldged the allegiance to Cadmus. But Ares demanded vengeance for the slaying of his serpent in the divine court who sentenced Cadmus to become a bondsman for a great year.