snake
by Erasmus

Cadmus, the son of Agenor, built the Cadmea, citadel of Thebes, and introduced writing into Greece. In old age he and his wife Harmonia, daughter of Ares and Aphrodite, were turned into snakes in Illyria (Ovid. Metamorphoses , 4. 571 ff.).

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

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