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Mythology & Beliefs: Symplegades
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Symplegades were clashing rocks at entrance to Black Sea; Argo passed through, causing them to become forever fixed.

Symplegades in Wikipedia The Symplegades (pronounced /sɪmˈplɛɡədiːz/; Greek: Συμπληγάδες, Sumplēgades) or Clashing Rocks, also known as the Cyanean Rocks, were, according to Greek mythology, a pair of rocks at the Bosphorus that clashed together randomly. They were defeated by Jason and the Argonauts, who would have been lost and killed by the rocks except for Phineas' advice. Jason let a dove fly between the rocks; it lost only its tail feathers. The Argonauts rowed mightily to get through and lost only part of the stern ornament. After that, the Symplegades stopped moving permanently...

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