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Daphnis (dăf´nĬs), in Greek mythology, shepherd, the son of Hermes and a nymph. He was unfaithful to a nymph who loved him, and in revenge she blinded him. He tried to comfort himself by playing melancholy songs upon the shepherd's pipes, and his friends lamented for him in song. Daphnis was revered as the inventor of pastoral music.

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Daphnis of Miletus

Daphnis of Miletus (d. c.300 bc). Architect (with Paeonius of Ephesus) of the Ionic temple of Apollo at Didyma (begun c.313 bc), one of the largest temples in Asia Minor.

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Dinsmoor (1950);
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Daphnis

Daphnis in Greek mythology, a Sicilian shepherd who, according to one version of the legend, was struck with blindness for his infidelity to the nymph Echenais. He consoled himself with pastoral poetry, of which he was the inventor.

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