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  Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology: Caeneus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Caeneus angered Zeus by walking into the marketplace one day and demanding that his spear be worshipped as a god.
Determined to punish this sacrilege, Zeus had to give careful thought to bringing about the demise of a fighter who could not be killed in combat.
The invulnerable Caeneus bars entry to a passageway.
www.mythweb.com /encyc/entries/caeneus.html   (85 words)

 Lapith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Caeneus was a well-known Lapith, originally a girl named Cænis and the favourite of Poseidon, who changed her into a man at her request and made her an invulnerable warrior.
Such warrior women, indistinguishable from men, were familiar among the Scythian horsemen too (see the entry "Amazons") and survive among Albanian traditions.
In the Centaur battle, Caeneus proved invulnerable, until the Centaurs simply crushed him with rocks and trunks of trees, he disappeared into the depths of the earth unharmed and was released as a sandy-headed bird.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lapithes   (718 words)

 Caeneus -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In (The mythology of the ancient Greeks) Greek mythology, Caeneus was originally a (A native or inhabitant of Thessalonica) Thessalonian woman, Caenis, the daughter of (Click link for more info and facts about Elatus) Elatus.
She changed her name to Caeneus and became a warrior who took part in the hunt for the (Click link for more info and facts about Calydonian Boar) Calydonian Boar.
He died in the battle between the (Click link for more info and facts about Lapiths) Lapiths and the ((classical mythology) a mythical being that is half man and half horse) centaurs (See (Click link for more info and facts about Pirithous) Pirithous), who piled tree trunks upon him since he was immune to weapons.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/C/Ca/Caeneus.htm   (268 words)

 caeneus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In Greek mythology, Caeneus was originally a Thessalonian woman, Caenis, raped by Poseidon, who then fulfilled her request to be changed into a man so that she could never be raped again; he also made Caeneus invulnerable to weaponry.
She changed her name to Caeneus and became a warrior who took part in the hunt for the Calydonian Boar.
He died in the battle between the Lapiths and the centaurs (See Pirithous), who piled tree trunks upon him since he was immune to weapons.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Caeneus.html   (186 words)

Caeneus was an invulnerable warrior of Thessaly; he took part in the Calydonian boar hunt and was killed in the battle between the Lapiths and Centaurs.
Poseidon raped her, and afterwards promised to grant her anything she wished; she wished to become a man, so that nothing like this could ever happen to her again.
At the wedding of Pirithous, when fighting broke out between the Lapiths and the Centaurs, Caeneus slew many of the Centaurs but remained unharmed himself.
www.pantheon.org /articles/c/caeneus.html   (169 words)

 CALYDONIAN HUNTERS, Greek Mythology Link.
Caeneus 1 was once a woman called Caenis, but she was turned into an invulnerable man by her lover Poseidon.
Some say Caeneus 1 or Caenis was the child of Elatus 1 and Hippea, daughter of Antippus; but others say that her/his father was Atrax.
Since Caeneus 1 was invulnerable, he was buried alive in the earth by the CENTAURS, when he was fighting against them, on a later occasion.
www.forumancientcoins.com /cparada/GML/CALYDONIANHUNTERS.html   (2388 words)

 [No title]
Caeneus turned and grabbed Xena's arm to pull her from under the entryway.
Caeneus stirred as she adjusted her body next to him, and he opened his eyes.
Caeneus was impervious to most weapons, but even he couldn't withstand the tremendous, suffocating weight of those massive logs.
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 LAPITHS, Greek Mythology Link.
In the battle that ensued, Theseus, Pirithous, and the LAPITHS defeated the CENTAURS, and drove them from Mount Pelion in Thessaly to Aethicia, which is a territory near Epirus (the Adriatic coastal region of Greece between the Ambracian Gulf and Illyria [Albania]).
Since Caeneus 1 was invulnerable, he was buried alive in the earth by the CENTAURS.
He attended the wedding of Theseus' friend Pirithous, and was killed by the Centaur Amycus 2 during the fight caused by the CENTAURS' attempt to rape the bride [Ov.Met.12.250].
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 Building A Mystery
Caeneus glared at the man. "She's NOT interested." He took the girl's wrist and pulled her to a position of safety behind him.
Outside, Xena found that Caeneus had already removed the saddle from her horse, attached a feedbag to her bridle, and was now brushing the animal.
Caeneus was squatting next to a fire, poking a knife at raw flesh in a frying pan.
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Caeneus may have also been an Argonaut (he was not listed by the writer Apollonius).
Caeneus had a son named Coronus, who would later be killed by Heracles.
Caeneus also killed many Centaurs, until the Centaurs clubbed him to death with trees or buried him under the trees.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/theseus.html   (3639 words)

 Genealogy: Lapith House of Thessaly
Caeneus was born a girl, as Caenis, but after the god Poseidon had raped her, the sea god granted her any wish.
Caeneus was formidable warrior, because she was invulnerable to weapons, and one of the heroes who fought against the centaurs, at Peirithoüs' wedding.
And Leonteus, Caeneus' grandson, was one of the Lapith leaders, who had fought at Troy, beside Polypoetes.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/family18.html   (448 words)

 The Metamorphoses
Thessaly, who could take a thousand strokes with unwounded body: Thessalian Caeneus, I say, who, famous for his exploits, lived on Mount Othrys, and what made it more remarkable in him, he had been born  a woman.’ All who there were interested by this strange wonder, and asked him to tell the story.
Caeneus, and the other Thessalian princes were there, and I was there myself.
See, the centaurs maddened, rushed on him with a great shout, and all aimed and threw their spears at the one man. The spears fell, blunted: and Caeneus, son of Elatus, remained unpierced and unbloodied by all their efforts.
www.auburn.edu /~downejm/Ovid/Metamorph12.htm   (5878 words)

 CENTAURS, Greek Mythology Link.
Among those who fought the CENTAURS at the wedding of Pirithous was Caeneus 1, who formerly had been a woman.
As such she had intercourse with Poseidon, and afterwards asked the god to let her become an invulnerable man. So in the battle against the CENTAURS he did not have to care about wounds, but the CENTAURS surrounded him, and by striking him with fir trees buried him in the earth.
Attended Pirithous' wedding, fought in the battle against the LAPITHS and was killed by Caeneus 1.
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 Metamorphoses Book XII (12) - Ovid - Mythology
Caeneus had killed five: Styphelos, Bromus, Antimachus, Elymus; and Pyracmos, who was armed with a battle-axe.
At this Caeneus threw his spear, ploughing a furrow in the centaur’s side, where man and horse joined, as he was stretched out in the act of galloping.
When he had exposed his unwounded limbs for long enough to his wondering enemy, Caeneus said: “Now let me try your body with my blade!’ and he drove his fatal weapon into the other’s side, turning and twisting his hand, buried in the guts, causing wound on wound.
www.mythology.us /ovid_metamorphoses_book_12.htm   (5535 words)

 ARGONAUTS, Greek Mythology Link
Coronus 1 was son of Caeneus 1, the man who once was a woman called Caenis, but was turned into an invulnerable male by Poseidon.
Son of Caeneus 1, one of the CALYDONIAN HUNTERS [Hyg.Fab.14].
Staphylus 1 is said to have received Lyrcus 2 (son of Phoroneus) in Bybastus in the most friendly manner and enticed him to much drinking of wine; and when his senses were dulled by drunkenness, united him with his own daughter Molpadia 2.
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 Transformers Short Stories by Graham Thomson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Caeneus was not so obedient and walked towards the third Chargepod; the one that belonged to Xal.
Caeneus was startled and turned to see Xal striding purposefully towards him.
Caeneus opened his own pod and quickly entered and closed the door behind him, not offering Xal any further acknowledgment.
www.changingrobot.com /globequake/the_procession_of_stars.html   (4305 words)

 Building A Mystery
Caeneus calmly picked up their conversation as if nothing had happened.
Caeneus kept talking while he cleaned her plate.
When Xena looked again at Caeneus, he was gazing at her hand on his arm.
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 Poetry X » Poetry Archives » Ovid » "Metamorphoses: Book 12"
Caeneus, in courage, and in strength, excell’d; And still his Othrys with his fame is fill’d: But what did most his martial deeds adorn (Though since he chang’d his sex) a woman born.
A man she was: and as the Godhead swore, To Caeneus turn’d, who Caenis was before.
Caeneus Already Caeneus, with his conquering hand, transform’d to Had slaughter’d five the boldest of their band.
poetry.poetryx.com /poems/4816   (5571 words)

 Caeneus Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Caeneus was born a girl, but after having a sexual affair with Poseidon, asked him to change her into a man, which he did.
The Caeneus mentioned here by Nestor is of an earlier generation than that generation which fought the Trojan War;
After his death Caeneus was turned back into a woman;
www.csulb.edu /~dbouvier/SourceFiles/i745Sources.htm   (71 words)

 Gendertech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Caeneus started his life as a beautiful maiden.
Afterwards Poseidon promised to grant Caenis anything she wanted, whereupon she asked to be transformed into male warrior who was invulnerable to all weapons.
As a man Caenis (now Caeneus) was a very successful warrior until he was jumped by a band of centaurs who crushed him to death with stones.
www.gendertech.com /mythology   (621 words)

Not many people would care for how bluntly she sometimes states things, even if they were of a personal nature.
Caeneus was the first-born of a Greek couple that crafted metal and various semi-precious stones to make jewellery.
While her parents never treated her poorly, it was painfully obvious how much they had wanted a son in the way they would deny her things that most little girls would have.
www.freewebs.com /silverium/Caern.html   (604 words)

He also impregnated the Gorgon Medusa to conceive Chrysaor and Pegasus, the flying horse.
The rape of Aethra by Poseidon resulted in the birth of Theseus; and he turned Caeneus into a man, at her request, after raping her.
Another rape involved Amymone when she tried to escape from a satyr and Poseidon saved her.
www.pantheon.org /articles/p/poseidon.html   (583 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
She asked to become a man and she changed her name to Caeneus.
When Caeneus demanded to be worshiped as a god, Zeus caused him to be buried under a pile of logs-he flew away as a bird with yellow wings (Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 1.57-64; Apollodorus, Epitome 1.22; Ovid, Metamorphoses 12.189-209, 459-531).
He was a wise and accurate prophet of the Greeks at the Trojan War.
www.syc.k12.pa.us /~sms/zart/mythology/classical_mythology/character_c.html   (3021 words)

 Homer's Iliad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
These were the mightiest men ever born upon this earth: mightiest were they, and when they fought the fiercest tribes of mountain savages they utterly overthrew them.
He was son of Pirithous, who was son of Jove himself, for Hippodameia bore him to Pirithous on the day when he took his revenge on the shaggy mountain savages and drove them from Mt. Pelion to the Aithices.
But Polypoetes was not sole in command, for with him was Leonteus, of the race of Mars, who was son of Coronus, the son of Caeneus.
www.velocity.net /~jutman/iliadcomptext.htm   (20107 words)

 wildcat: The Metamorphoses
Reading Alex Shakar's City in Love: The New York Metamorphoses, a collection of short stories based on Ovid's Metamorphoses.
There are several stories in the book based on myths I didn't know, and as I'm about to start the one based on Caenis and her transformation into Caeneus:
If I had two frogs, one would be named Ovid, and the other Heqet, the Egyptian goddess of frogs.
www.negativespace.net /wildcat/archives/001237.html   (244 words)

 CAENIS - Gods from Greek Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Of course she - sorry, he - could not go around with a lady's name.
So he changed it to Caeneus and went off boar-hunting with the Argonauts.
Many battles later, Caeneus came up against some centaurs who, unable to kill him, buried him alive under a mountainous pile of rocks and tree trunks.
www.godchecker.com /pantheon/greek-mythology.php?deity=CAENIS   (188 words)

Caeneus in Perithoi nuptijs a Centauris interificitur (The Battle of the Lapithae and the Centaurs), pl.116 from the series Ovid*s Metamorphoses, 17th century
Artist Biography: Painter and etcher born in Florence in 1555, died in Rome 5 August 1630.
Metamorphoses Ovid*s series from pl116 Centaurs and Lapithae of Battle The interificitur Centauris a nuptijs Perithoi in Caeneus Mrs Mr Sopher Marcus 1971 Berkeley Graphics Ganymede Provenance Europe Italy Print Etching banquet woman grabs Centaur Antonio Tempesta Italian Wilhelmus Jansonnius 5049161418050065 A003176 1989.1.243 AFGA
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