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Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
the SunDaughter of the Sun; compare Ap. Rhod., Argon. iii.999; Paus. 3.26.1, Paus. 5.25.9;
Ant. Lib. 41; Mythographi Graeci, ed. Westermann, Appendix
Narrationum, p. 379; Ov. Met. 9.736. Pausanias
interpreted Pasiphae as the moon （Paus.
3.26.1）, and this interpretation has been adopted by some modern
scholars. The Cretan traditions concerning the marriage of Minos and Pasiphae seem to
point to a ritual marriage performed every eight years at Cnossus by the king and queen as representatives respectively of the Sun
and Moon. See The Dying God, pp. 70ff.; A. B. Cook,
Zeus, i.521ff. （who holds that Europa was originally
a Cretan Earth-goddess responsible for the vegetation of the year）. and
Perseis; but Asclepiades says that his wife was Crete, daughter of Asterius. He begat sons, to wit, Catreus,Compare Paus. 8.53.4.
Deucalion, Glaucus, and Androgeus: and daughters, to wit, Acalle, Xenodice, Ariadne