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About the name Parthenos

Parthenos is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "virgin" or "unmarried".

A Greek myth names Parthenos as a daughter of Apollo who died young and was placed in the sky by her father as the constellation Virgo. Another story says Parthenos was the sister of a lover of Apollo who was killed by her angry father and later Apollo saved the sister from their father's wrath. Parthenos is also an epithet of several Greek Goddesses.

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