Chthonius

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

Chthonius is also a genus of pseudoscorpions:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robert Graves. The Greek Myths (1960)
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. 4. 1 & 3. 5. 5
  3. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9. 5. 3
  4. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae, 178
  5. ^ Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1179 & 1186
  6. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2. 1. 5
  7. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 5. 53. 1
  8. ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses, 12. 441
  9. ^ Nonnus, Dionysiaca, 48. 21
  10. ^ Psyche: the cult of souls and the belief in immortality among the Greeks. By Erwin Rohde. Page 159 ISBN 0-415-22563-9
  11. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 2. 2. 8 (in Corinth), 5. 14. 8 (in Olympia)
  12. ^ Hesiod, Theogony, 767
  13. ^ Euripides, Alcestis, 237; Andromache, 544
  14. ^ Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 1, 118, 708; Persians, 626, 639
  15. ^ Sophocles, Electra, 111; Ajax, 832
  16. ^ Euripides, Alcestis, 743
  17. ^ Aristophanes, Frogs, 1126, 1138, 1145
  18. ^ Orphic Hymn 57
  19. ^ Nonnus, Dionysiaca, 31. 144
  20. ^ Orphic Hymn 53. 1
  21. ^ Suda s. v. Zagreus