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Caeneus  (SEEN-yoos)

Originally the maiden Caenis, changed by Poseidon into a supposedly invulnerable fighter. Caeneus angered Zeus by walking into the marketplace one day and demanding that his spear be worshipped as a god. Determined to punish this sacrilege, Zeus had to give careful thought to bringing about the demise of a fighter who could not be killed in combat. He achieved his end by turning the centaurs against Caeneus. They killed him by pounding him into the ground.
The invulnerable Caeneus bars entry to a passageway. (zoom)