Alcaeus (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Alcaeus /ælˈsəs/ or Alkaios (Ancient Greek: Ἀλκαῖος) was the name of a number of different people:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schmitz, Leonhard (1867). "Alcaeus". In William Smith. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. pp. 94–95. 
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2. 4. § 5-6
  3. ^ Scholiast on Euripides' Hecuba 86
  4. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 8. 14. 2
  5. ^ Shield of Heracles, 26
  6. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 4. 10. 1
  7. ^ Herodotus, 1. 7
  8. ^ Diodorus Siculus, iv. 31
  9. ^ Comp. Hellanicus, in Steph. Byz. s. v. Ἀκέλη (where Heracles is said to have had a son Acelus by Malis, a handmaiden of Omphale)
  10. ^ Wesseling, ad Diod. l. c.
  11. ^ Diodorus Siculus, 5. 79. 2
  12. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2. 5. § 9
  13. ^ Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy, 10. 138 ff

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.