Chthonius

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In Greek mythology, the name Chthonius /ˈθniəs/ or Chthonios (Greek: Χθόνιος, [kʰtʰó.ni.os], "of the earth or underworld"[1]) may refer to:

Chthonius is also a genus of pseudoscorpions:

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Robert Graves. The Greek Myths (1960)
  2. ^ a b Apollodorus, 2.1.5
  3. ^ Tzetzes, Chiliades 7.37, p. 368-369
  4. ^ Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Notes on Book 3.1689
  5. ^ Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, 1179 & 1186; Apollodorus, 3.4.1 & 3.5.5; Pausanias, 9.5.3; Hyginus, Fabulae 178
  6. ^ Diodorus Siculus, 5.53.1
  7. ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses 12.441
  8. ^ Nonnus, 48.21
  9. ^ Psyche: the cult of souls and the belief in immortality among the Greeks. By Erwin Rohde. Page 159 ISBN 0-415-22563-9
  10. ^ Euripides, Alcestis 237; Andromache 544; Hesiod, Theogony 767; Pausanias, 2.2.8 & 5.14.8
  11. ^ Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 1, 118 & 708; Persians 626 & 639; Sophocles, Electra 111; Ajax 832; Euripides, Alcestis 743; Aristophanes, Frogs 1126, 1138 & 1145; Orphic Hymn 57
  12. ^ Nonnus, 31.144; Orphic Hymn 53.1; Suida, s.v. Zagreus
  13. ^ pseudo-Aristotle, De mundo, Aristotelis Opera, Volume 3, Oxford, Bekker, 1837

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