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Greek Mythology Today
PLACES IN THE UNITED STATES
NAMED AFTER MYTHOLOGY
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Daphne was a beautiful woman who was pursued by the god Apollo. She turned into a laurel tree in order to escape from his amorous advances. After her is named:

Daphne, Alabama

Castor and Polux were the Dioscuri (sons of god),
the famous Gemini twins of Greek mythology:

Castor, Louisiana

The Nymph Calypso was a witch who tried to convince the hero Odysseus to stay with her on her island, rather than sailing home to his wife waiting at the island of Ithaca:

Calypso, North Carolina 

Cassandra was the seer who was cursed by Apollo,
so that her prophecies were never believed:

Cassandra, Pennsylvania

Ceres was the Roman goddess of the harvest,
similar to the Greek goddess Demeter:

Ceres, California

Ceres, Virginia

Clio was one of the nine Muses of Greek mythology;
her particular discipline was History:

Clio, Alabama

Clio, California

Clyo, Georgia

Clio, Iowa

Clio, Michigan

Clio, South Carolina

Clio, West Virginia

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