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Orion was a Giant and a son of Poseidon in Greek mythology, supposedly born in Boeotia.

Biography

According to mythology, Orion angered the goddess Artemis for seducing her follower Opis. As revenge, the goddess summoned a scorpion which killed Orion. The creature and Orion were subsequently turned into constellations.[1]

After his death, he was allegedly buried in a tomb in the Oropos Heights of Boeotia.[1]

Legacy

During the Peloponnesian War, Orion's tomb was visited by the Spartan misthios Kassandra.[2]

Appearances

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Assassin's Creed: OdysseyBoeotia: Tomb of Orion
  2. Assassin's Creed: Odyssey
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