Actaeon; the son of Aristaeus and Autonoë, and grandson of Cadmus. He was fond of hunting, and always kept about him a great number of dogs. He once surprised Diana as she was bathing, and was emboldened by his curiosity to look at the Goddess. To punish his insolence, she turned him into a stag. Soon after, his hounds coming up, and mistaking him for a real stag, attacked and killed him.
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