In Greek mythology, multiple characters were known as Cycnus (Ancient Greek: Κύκνος) or Cygnus. The literal meaning of the name is "swan", and accordingly most of them ended up being transformed into swans.

Cycnus of Kolonai

Cycnus of Liguria

Cycnus (Son of Apollo )

Slaying of Cycnus (Kyknos) by Heracles

Slaying of Cycnus (Kyknos) by Heracles, Black-Figure Corinithian? Amphora, 7th century BC, Munich

Cycnus (Son of Ares)

Cycnus (Son of Eredion )


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