Agrius

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For the genus of moths (family Sphingidae) see Agrius (genus).

Agrius[pronunciation?] or Agrios (Ancient Greek: Ἄγριος), in Greek mythology, is a name that may refer to:

The city of Agrinio, the largest city in Aetolia, took its name from Agrius.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schmitz, Leonhard (1867), "Agrius", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, p. 82 
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 7. § 10, 8. § 5, &c.
  3. ^ Hyginus, Fabluae 175, comp. 242 and Antoninus Liberalis, Metamorphoses, 37
  4. ^ Comp. Pausanias, Description of Greece ii. 25. § 2
  5. ^ Ovid, Heroides 9. 153
  6. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 1011f
  7. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 6. 2
  8. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2. 5. 4
  9. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, Epitome of Book IV, 7. 26
  10. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae, 181