Alastor

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Alastor (Ἀλάστωρ, English translation: "avenger") refers to a number of people and concepts in Greek mythology:[1]

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  1. ^ Schmitz, Leonhard (1867), "Alastor", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology 1, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, p. 89 
  2. ^ a b Rose, Herbert Jennings (1996), "Alastor", in Hornblower, Simon, Oxford Classical Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University Press 
  3. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece viii. 24. § 4
  4. ^ Plutarch, De Defectu Oraculorum 13, &c.
  5. ^ Aeschylus, Agamemnon 1479, 1508, The Persians 343
  6. ^ Sophocles, The Trachiniae 1092
  7. ^ Euripides, Phoenician Women 1550, &c.
  8. ^ Euripides, Elecktra 979
  9. ^ Cole, Susan Guettel (1994), "Civic Cult and Civic Identity", in Herman Hansen, Mogens, Sources for the Ancient Greek City-State: Symposium August, 24-27 1994, Copenhagen: Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, p. 310, ISBN 978-87-7304-267-0 
  10. ^ Bibliotheca i. 9. § 9
  11. ^ Scholiast on Apollonius of Rhodes, i. 156
  12. ^ Parthenius of Nicaea, c. 13
  13. ^ Homer, Iliad v. 677
  14. ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses xiii. 257
  15. ^ Homer, Iliad xx. 463
  16. ^ Homer, Iliad viii. 333, xiii. 422
  17. ^ Sorenson, Eric (2002), Possession and Exorcism in the New Testament and Early Christianity, Mohr Siebeck, p. 78, ISBN 3-16-147851-7