In Greek mythology, Koalemos is the god of stupidity, mentioned once by Aristophanes, and being found also in Lives by Plutarch. Coalemus is the Latin spelling of the name. Sometimes it is referred to as a daimon, more of a spirit and minor deity.
- "COALEMUS : Greek god or spirit of foolishness & stupidity". Retrieved 16 October 2010.
- Aristophanes, Knights, 221
- Plutarch, Life of Cimon 4. 3 (trans. Perrin) (Greek historian C1st to C2nd A.D.)
- Plutarch, Life of Cimon, 4. 3.
- Aeschines Socraticus, fragment 16
- Scholia on Aristophanes, Knights, 198
- Chantraine, Pierre. Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue grecque. Histoire des mots. Tome II. Paris, Éditions Klincksiek, 1970. - p. 550, sous κοάλεμος (French)
- A Greek-English Lexicon compiled by H. G. Liddel and R. Scott. tenth edition with a revised supplement. – Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1996. - p. 966, under κοάλεμος
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