This greatly angered Neptune, the god of the sea. Poseidon sent the sea monster Tiamat (represented by Cetus) to attack King Cepheus' realm. This sign is the starry picture of the Bride of Christ, the Church. On the Cork Kerry border are two mountains called the Paps of Anu (pap is another word for breast.) Andromeda watched the whole incident (except Medusa's head), and smiled with a sigh of relief. Pay careful attention to the meanings of the stars. It is bordered by Andromeda to the south, Perseus to the southeast, and Cepheus to the north. She was arrogant and vain, characteristics that led to her downfall. In Greek mythology Andromeda is the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia, king and queen of ancient Ethiopia. Queen Cassiopeia, being a proud mother and boastful queen, declared Andromeda to be more beautiful than the nymphs of the sea. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. The significance of this branch could be several things. Do you remember that in Greek mythology, Cassiopeia was the mother of Andromeda and the wife of Cepheus, King of Ethiopia? who do not deserve it. CASSIOPEIA (Gk) “the enthroned, the beautiful”; El Seder (Arb) “the freed”; Set (Egy) “as a queen”; Ruchba (Arb) “the enthroned”; Dat al Cursa (Chld) “enthroned”; Schedir (Hbr) “the freed”; Caph (Hbr) “the branch”. In his anger, Neptune sent a horrible sea monster to ravage the coasts of Cepheus’ kingdom. please 11.7 and covering 4.6'x4.2' of sky. This is the north-east section of the constellation. Click here for a map better suited for use in the field. Cassiopeia (Κασσιόπεια) or Cassiepeia (Κασσιέπεια), a figure in Greek mythology, was queen of Aethiopia and wife of king Cepheus. The gods made constellations for each of them, but felt Cassiopeia had gotten off too easy. Click here for a map better suited for use in the field. Notice the names of the stars and their meanings. Cassiopeia was the wife of Cepheus, King of Aethiopia and mother of Princess Andromeda. She is the new, SAVED Andromeda.