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Cinyras

In Greek mythology, King Cinyras of Cyprus was a son of Apollo and husband of Metharme. With her, he fathered Adonis and Myrrha.

Cinyras and his father, Apollo, held a musical contest to see who was a better musician with a lyre. Cinyras lost and killed himself.

On Cyprus, Cinyras was revered as the creator of art and musical instruments such as the flute.

Alternative: Kinuras



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