The Lost Pleiad
|Parents||Atlas and Pleione|
|Sibling(s)||The Pleiades (Maia, Alcyone, Celaeno, Taygete, Sterope and Electra), Calypso, Hyas, the Hyades and the Hesperides (Aegle, Erytheia and Hesperathusa)|
|Children||Ornytion and Glaucus|
Merope was one of seven Pleaides; the others were her sisters Maia, Taygete, Alcyone, Celaeno, Sterope and Electra. The seven sisters were transformed into stars by Zeus, to save them from the advances of Orion. In some legends, Electra faded away, distressed by the sack of Troy, but in others it is Merope, ashamed of her relationship with the mortal Sisyphus while her sisters were pursued by gods.
|Pleiades of Greek mythology|
|Alcyone • Celaeno • Electra • Maia • Merope • Sterope • Taygete|