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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature


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in Greek mythology, was a daughter of Atlas and Pleione, mother of Lacedoemon and Eurotas by Jupiter. She became one of the Pleiades after death. Others affirm that she was transformed into a cow by Diana, in order to escape the embraces of Jupiter. The mountain Taygetus was named after her. See Smith, Dict. of Class. Biog. and Mythol. s.v.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Tagete'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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