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Aloeus (/əˈljs/; Ancient Greek: Ἀλωεύς probably derived from ἀλοάω aloaō "to thresh, to tread" as well as "to crush, to smash") can indicate one of two characters in Greek mythology:

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Schmitz, Leonhard (1867). "Aloeus (1) and (2)". In William Smith (ed.). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. p. 133.
  2. ^ Scholiast on Homer's Iliad 12.543
  3. ^ Homer, Odyssey 11.305
  4. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1.7.3
  5. ^ Virgil, Aeneid 6
  6. ^ Schol. ad Pind. Ol. 13.52
  7. ^ Diophantus in scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.242
  8. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 2.1.6 & 2.3.8

ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "Alo'eus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "Alo'eus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.