Echion

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In Greek mythology, the name Echion (Ancient Greek: Ἐχίων (gen.: Ἐχίονος), derivative of ἔχις echis "viper") referred to five different beings.

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  1. ^ Claudian, Gigantomachy 104.
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheke iii. 4.1; Hyginus Fabula 178; Ovid, Metamorphoses iii.126.
  3. ^ Pausanias, ix.5.2.
  4. ^ Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1. 52–56
  5. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae, 173
  6. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Epitome vii.26ff.
  7. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Epitome v.20ff.