Apsyrtos

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Apsyrtos [r]: A character from Greek mythology who was the younger brother of Medea, whom she kills, chops into pieces, and throws overboard to slow down her father's pursuit of the Argo. [e]

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Photo of a painting with women.
Greek mythology has numerous characters besides the unfortunate Apsyrtos, including gods and goddesses, humans. These stories have been a vital part of Western civilization and have been source material for Renaissance painters such as Correggio. Pictured: Leda and the Swan.Painting circa 1532.