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Narcissus by George Vibert.

“A figure mostly known for his obsessive vanity, this son of a nymph and a river god would spend his last days gazing at his own reflection. However, the first man he showed affection for was not himself. A myth traced in origin to the Boeotia region mentions a relationship between Narcissus and the smitten Ameinias, whom Narcissus would eventually grow tired of before sending him a sword as a kiss-off. As the story goes, Ameinias, desperately depressed over the rejection, killed himself.”

– Jacob Ogles, “20 Greek Gods Who Had Same-Sex Relationships” (Pride,  September 10, 2016)

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