In Greek mythology, Andromeda was the beautiful daughter of King Cepheus and Queen Cassiopea of Joppa, a kingdom often called Ethiopia by ancient writers. Cassiopeia (Ancient Greek: Κασσιόπεια), also Cassiepeia (Κασσιέπεια), is the name of three different figures in Greek mythology: Cassiopeia (Queen of Aethiopia), queen of Aethiopia and mother of Andromeda by Cepheus Cassiopeia (wife of Phoenix), wife of Phoenix, king of Phoenicia Cassiopeia, wife of Epaphus, king of Egypt, the son of Zeus and Io; mother of Libya The gods set her in the night sky near her family, but forever chained to her throne. Cepheus and Cassiopeia, king and queen of Ethiopia, had a beautiful daughter named Andromeda. The king chained Andromeda to a sea cliff. This monster is commemorated in the constellation Cetus. Learning of Andromeda's story, he offered to rescue her if … Cassiopeia is one of the most familiar constellations in the night sky, and she hosts a range of interesting star clusters — as well as a legend of arrogance, jealousy and enraged gods. Cassiopeia compared her daughter Andromeda's beauty to that of the sea god Nereus' daughters. Perseus noticed the beautiful woman and fell in love with her. To appease the monster, Cepheus and Cassiopeia chained their daughter Andromeda to a rock as a sacrifice, but Andromeda was saved from the monster’s jaws by the hero Perseus in one of the most famous rescue stories in history. Cassiopea once boasted that Andromeda was more beautiful than the Nereids, a group of sea nymphs. Cassiopeia The Queen. Cassiopeia is a constellation in the northern sky, named after the vain queen Cassiopeia in Greek mythology, who boasted about her unrivaled beauty.Cassiopeia was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century Greek astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations today.It is easily recognizable due to its distinctive 'W' shape, formed by five bright stars. While she was one of the most beautiful young women in all the land, Cassiopeia was sure that she was the most beautiful of all. The constellation takes its name from a queen in Greek mythology. Mythology. Andromeda, Cepheus, and Cassiopeia were placed next to each other among the stars as punishment after enraging Poseidon, the ocean god after Cassiopeia boasted that her daughter, Andromeda, was more beautiful than the Nereids. Queen Cassiopeia, being a proud mother and boastful queen, declared Andromeda to be more beautiful than the nymphs of the sea. MYTH . In the sky, Cassiopeia is depicted sitting on her throne. Fortunately, at this same moment, Perseus, the nephew of the king of Argos, was traveling along the coast. In skylore and in Greek mythology, Cassiopeia was a beautiful and vain queen of Ethiopia. However, she was saved in the last minute by the Greek hero Perseus, who happened to be passing by, saw Andromeda and rescued her from the monster. Cassiopeia was the beautiful wife of Cepheus, king of Ethiopia, and the mother of Andromeda.She is most famous in connection with the myth of her daughter, Andromeda. Reluctantly, they did so, leaving Andromeda chained to a rock for the monster to find. The queen made the mistake of bragging she was more lovely than the Nereids, or even than Juno herself. Cassiopeia was the wife of King Cepheus of Aethiopia and the mother of princess Andromeda. Beauty to that of the sea did so, leaving Andromeda chained to a rock for the monster to.... 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