Mythological Characters

Cephalus / Shafalus

- Shafalus was a man that had truly loved a woman named Procris throughout his life, but was loved by Aurora as well.
- Procris gave Shafalus a special dog that could outrun any other and a special javelin that never missed its target.
- Shafalus greatly angered Aurora and sometime later she sent out a special fox. Shafalus sent his dog after the fox and after a throw of the javelin, Procris was heard crying with the javelin stabbed into her. She died a while later.

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"Larger version of Cephalus and Aurora, 1789-90, by John Flaxman." Lady Lever Art Gallary. 26 May 2008 <>.

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