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Danaus （ Δαναός), a son of Belus and Anchinoe, and a grandson of Poseidon and Libya.He was brother of Aegyptus, and farther of fifty daughters, and the mythical ancestor of the Danai. (Apollod. 2.1.4, &c.)According to the common story he was a native of Chemnis, in the Thebais in Upper Egypt, and migrated from thence into Greece.Hdt. 2.91
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