Usage Greek Mythology
Scripts Χελώνη(Ancient Greek)
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Contributor Contrib.Aberdeenlondon on 9/4/2014
Chelone was a nymph or a mortal woman who was changed into a tortoise by the gods. She was transformed by Hermes for refusing to attend the wedding of Hera and Zeus.Her name is derived from Greek Χελώνη (khelônê) "tortoise".