At some point, Eros, the god of love, was angry at the god Apollo, who mocked him for his archery skills. So, he shot an arrow to Apollo, making him fall in love with Daphne, one of Peneus' daughters; Eros' plan was that Daphne would reject the god's love. Daphne asked her father to help her, so Peneus changed her into a laurel tree, which became the sacred tree of god Apollo.
Link/cite this pageIf you use any of the content on this page in your own work, please use the code below to cite this page as the source of the content.
<a href="https://www.greekmythology.com/Other_Gods/Minor_Gods/Peneus/peneus.html">Peneus: GreekMythology.com</a> - Dec 06, 2019Link will appear as Peneus: GreekMythology.com - Dec 06, 2019