Thoas (mythology)

In Greek mythology, Thoas (Ancient Greek: Θόας, "fleet, swift")[1] may refer to the following figures:

Other Greek mythological figures named Thoas include:

NoteEdit

  1. ^ LSJ, s.v. Θόας.
  2. ^ Grimal, s.v. Thoas 6, Table 19, p. 513; Parada, s.v. Thoas 1; Smith, s.v. Thoas 3.
  3. ^ Apollodorus, 3.10.6.
  4. ^ Parada, s.v. Thoas 1; Strabo, 10.2.24.
  5. ^ Parada, s.v. Thoas 5; Grant, pp. 519520; Smith, s.v. Thoon; Apollodorus, 1.6.2. Frazer translates Apollodorus 1.6.2 Θόωνα as "Thoas". Citing only Apollodorus 1.6.2, Parada names the Giant "Thoas" (Θόας), and Smith names the Giant "Thoon (Θόων)". Grant, citing no sources, names the Giant "Thoas", but says "he was also called Thoon".
  6. ^ Parada, s.vv. Thoas 11, Solois; Plutarch, Theseus 26.3.
  7. ^ Parada, s.v. Thoas 10; Statius, Thebaid 8.869.
  8. ^ Parada, s.v. Thoas 7; Homer, Iliad 16.311.
  9. ^ Parada, s.vv. Thoas 6, Halesus 2; Virgil, Aeneid 7.723–725 (Halesus as ally of Turnis), 10.411–415 (Thoas killed by Halesus).
  10. ^ Parada, s.v.Thoas 4; Apollodorus, E.7.26–27.

ReferencesEdit

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  • Plutarch, Theseus in Lives, Volume I: Theseus and Romulus. Lycurgus and Numa. Solon and Publicola. Translated by Bernadotte Perrin. Loeb Classical Library No. 46. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1914. ISBN 978-0-674-99052-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Strabo, Geography, translated by Horace Leonard Jones; Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann, Ltd. (1924). LacusCurtis, Online version at the Perseus Digital Library, Books 6–14
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  • Statius, Statius with an English Translation by J. H. Mozley, Volume II, Thebaid, Books V–XII, Achilleid, Loeb Classical Library No. 207, London: William Heinemann, Ltd., New York: G. P. Putnamm's Sons, 1928. ISBN 978-0674992283. Internet Archive.
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