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Andromeda was the daughter of Cassiopea, the queen. As a punishment for her mother's bragging, Andromeda was chained to a rock as a sacrifice for whatever sea creature would come along and eat her. She was rescued from this predicament by Perseus, who later became her husband. Andromeda, Perseus and Cassiopea were all memorialized by the Greeks in constellations in the northern hemisphere skies.

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Who was Andromeda's family in Greek mythology?

Andromeda was the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia, king and queen of the kingdom Aethiopia.

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Andromeda was rescued from Perseus.

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Andromeda, a beautiful Ethiopian princess.

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The Andromeda constellation was named for Andromeda who was the daughter of Cassiopeia in Greek mythology. It is composed of 16 main stars and 65 Bayer/Flamsteed stars.

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The mythological kingdom Ethiopia in Greek mythology.

How old was Andromeda when she passed away?

Since Greek mythology doesn't put dates, nobody knows.

What quality greek goddess cassandra?

In Greek mythology, Cassandra was not a goddess. She was a queen who sacrificed her daughter, Andromeda, to Poseidon. Just before the Kraken ate her, Jason swooped in, killed the beast, and rescued Andromeda.

What is the Greek name for Andromeda?

Andromeda IS the Greek name.

Can a hero be a coward in greek mythology?

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