PLEIADES HOOD

Definition/Summary:

Pleiades

  • 7 sisters of the night sky daughters of Atlas Pursued by Orion the giant hunter for 7yrs Immortalized by Zeus after their suicide
  • All 7 sisters committed suicide because they were so broken hearted at the fate of their father and or the loss of their siblings
  • Pleiades became stars when Zeus, the ruler of the Greek gods, immortalized them by placing them in the sky hidden away
  • There these seven stars formed the star cluster known thereafter as the Pleiades

Expanded info:

  • Orion spied on them when he was out walking one day… Orion became mad with desire. For seven years he chased them relentlessly

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