Origin and Meaning of the Name Cyrene
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Additional Info:Cyrene is a Latin variant of Kyrene. Cyrene was a princess in Greek mythology who guarded her father's herds. One day a lion attacked one of her sheep and she wrestled with the lion. The god Apollo saw her and fell in love, kidnapping her. Apollo took Cyrene to a town in North Africa which he named after her. Cyrene eventually had a son to Apollo, Aristaios. Some myths hold that Cyrene was a Naiad nymph
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