Circe in Wikipedia
In Greek mythology, Circe (pronounced /ˈsɜrsiː/; Greek Κίρκη
Kírkē "falcon") is a minor goddess of magic (or sometimes a
nymph, witch, enchantress or sorceress) living on the island
of Aeaea, famous for her part in the adventures of Odysseus in
By most accounts, Circe was the daughter of Helios, the god of
the sun, and Perse, an Oceanid, and the sister of Aeetes, the
keeper of the Golden Fleece, and Pasiphae, the Wife of King
Minos and mother of the Minotaur. Other accounts make her
the daughter of Hecate.
Circe transformed her enemies, or those who offended her, into
animals through the use of magical potions. She was renowned
for her knowledge of drugs and herbs.
That Circe also purified the Argonauts for the death of
Apsyrtus, as related in Argonautica, may reflect early
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