Cecrops

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This name may refer to two legendary kings of Athens:

It more often refers to Cecrops I, who was the better known. He was a snake king who ruled Acropolis a long time ago. He is the person who selected what Athens was going to be named. He had chosen Athena. He is now angry at her for overthrowing him from King of Acropolis and replacing his kind for humans. In Blood of Olympus he decides to side with Gaia.