by Erasmus

Ceyx and his wife Alcyone were punished for calling themselves Zeus and Hera. Ceyx was drowned and Alcyone threw herself into the sea after him. Both were changed into birds by the pity of the gods (Ovid, Metamorphoses , II, 410 ff.).

Note to My Achievements And Attributes which is Part 2 of Folly Speaks from "The Praise Of Folly"

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