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Podarge

In Greek mythology, Podarge (fleet-foot) referred to several different beings.

  1. One of the harpies, Celaeno ("the dark") was also known as Podarge ("fleet-foot").
  2. Priam's birth name. He changed it after buying his life from Heracles with a golden veil embroidered by his sister, Hesione. Priam means "ransomed".



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