Aloeus

Summary

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:

Notes

  1. ^ a b Schmitz, Leonhard (1867). "Aloeus (1) and (2)". In William Smith (ed.). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. Vol. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. p. 133.
  2. ^ Scholiast on Homer's Iliad 12.543; Homer, Odyssey 11.305; Apollodorus, 1.7.3
  3. ^ Virgil, Aeneid 6
  4. ^ Scholia ad Pindar, Olympian Odes 13.52; Diophantus in scholia on Apollonius, 3.242
  5. ^ Tzetzes ad Lycophron, 174
  6. ^ Pausanias, 2.1.6 & 2.3.8

References

  • Apollodorus, The Library with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1921. ISBN 0-674-99135-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • Homer, The Odyssey with an English Translation by A.T. Murray, PH.D. in two volumes. Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1919. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • Pausanias, Description of Greece with an English Translation by W.H.S. Jones, Litt.D., and H.A. Ormerod, M.A., in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1918. ISBN 0-674-99328-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library
  • Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio. 3 vols. Leipzig, Teubner. 1903. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Publius Vergilius Maro, Aeneid. Theodore C. Williams. trans. Boston. Houghton Mifflin Co. 1910. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Publius Vergilius Maro, Bucolics, Aeneid, and Georgics. J. B. Greenough. Boston. Ginn & Co. 1900. Latin text available at the Perseus Digital Library.

 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.


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