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Ledaea; Helen, the daughter of Leda, whom Jupiter enjoyed under the shape of a swan. Hence arose the story of the two eggs so famous in antiquity; from one of which came Pollux and Helena; from the other Castor and Clytemnestra. Helen, when very young, was carried off by Theseus; but he restored her inviolate to Castor and Pollus. She was married to Menelaus, by whom she had Hermione. See the preceding note.

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