Scripts Ἀκρίσιος(Ancient Greek)
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Meaning & History
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκρίσιος (Akrisios), which is possibly derived from Greek ἀκρίς (akris) meaning "locust". In Greek mythology, Acrisius was a king of Argos who enclosed his daughter Danaë in an impenetrable bronze tower (or a deep underground cave). He did this in order to keep her childless, because of a prophecy that he would be killed by her son.