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Maera

In Greek mythology, two people bore the name Maera.

  1. Daughter of Proetus, mother of Locrus by Zeus, Maera was a friend of Artemis'. Artemis killed Maera because she lost her virginity to Zeus.
  2. Daughter of Atlas



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