Ino helped raise the god Dionysus, who was the son of her sister Semele and Zeus, causing the wrath of Hera. To punish her, Hera drove Athamas insane, who during a fit killed Learchus. Athamas then pursued Ino and Melicertes, who tried to escape by jumping into the sea.
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