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Demophon

(1) Son of Celeus and Metanira and the younger brother of Triptolemus.  When searching for Persephone, Demeter became Demophon's nursemaid and tried to make him immortal by holding him in the fire, until the process was interrupted by the child's mother.  (2) The son of Theseus and Phaedra (or Ariadne) who fought in the Trojan War. 

 

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