Monday 25 November 2013


Sinope was the daughter of river-god Asopus by Metope. According to other version she was daughter of Ares by Aegiva or Parnassa. There is two stories about Sinope:- First she was abducted by Apollo and carried to the place where later stood the city of her name, the city Sinope on the Black Sea. A son named Syrus was born from their union. Second  she was abducted to the place by Zeus, who in his passion, swore to fulfill her wish. Sinope declared she wished to remain a virgin. Sinope later tricked Apollo and the river Halys in the same fashion and remained a virgin all her life


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