Palaemon

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Palaemon was a minor Greek sea god. He was originally named Melikertes, son of Ino (Leukothea). He was made a god when his mother, Ino, jumped off of a cliff into the sea while holding him. Legends say that she was trying to get away from Athanas who was made insane by Hera.