Callisto Name Meaning & Origin

Callisto

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Callisto was a nymph who was a follower of Artemis. It is based on Kalliste which means, "Most Beautiful". She was seduced by Zeus, and bore a son named Arcas. Callisto was turned into a bear by a jealous Hera. Years later, Arcas was hunting and about to kill his bear-mother, when Zeus transformed them into the constellations Ursa Major and Ursa Minor. One of Jupiter's moons is named Callisto.

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Callisto was a mutant in X-Men.
Callisto was a recurring character in Xena, Warrior Princess.

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