Corus (mythology)

In Greek mythology, Corus[pronunciation?] or Koros (Ancient Greek: Κόρος) was the spirit (daemon) and personification of surfeit and disdain. He was said to be the son of Hybris (Arrogance), daughter of Dyssebeia (Impiety).[1]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Pindar, Nemean Ode 13.10; Olympian Ode 13.10; Herodotus, Histories 8.77.1

ReferencesEdit

  • Herodotus, The Histories with an English translation by A. D. Godley. Cambridge. Harvard University Press. 1920. ISBN 0-674-99133-8. Online version at the Topos Text Project. Greek text available at Perseus Digital Library.
  • Pindar, Odes translated by Diane Arnson Svarlien. 1990. Nemean Odes: Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Olympian Odes: Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Pindar, The Odes of Pindar including the Principal Fragments with an Introduction and an English Translation by Sir John Sandys, Litt.D., FBA. Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1937. Nemean Odes: Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library. Olympian Odes: Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.