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Scylla, She-Who-Rends.
Alternate meanings: Puppy.
[to Whom the eighteenth day of December, day 352, is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Greek.
Description: Shapeshifting Goddess of the spring and summer moons; Destructive Sea-bitch Goddess of reefs, clashing-rocks and dangerous currents; Death-hound; Barking monster with six heads and twelve feet; Drowner of sailors.
To Whom Sacred: octopus; ciris fish; and/or ciris-bird (purple breast, red legs); owl; hunting-dogs; questing noise like the wimpering of puppies; Maera the Lesser Dog-star and human sacrifice at its rising.
Male Associates: Lovers: Poseidon and Glaucus. In a mortal form She loved Minos.

Source: GMv1/59, 61, 205, 307-10; GMv2/343, 631.
Maera, Glistening.
Alternate meaning: The-sparkler.

Geography/Culture: Greek.
Linguistic Note: from Greek? maira, the Sparkler, that is, the dog-star.

worked on: September, May 1995; July 1991.
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