Alcaeus (mythology)

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

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  1. ^ Schmitz, Leonhard (1867). "Alcaeus". In William Smith (ed.). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. pp. 94–95. Archived from the original on 2008-05-01.
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2.4.5-6
  3. ^ Scholiast on Euripides' Hecuba 86
  4. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 8.14.2
  5. ^ Hesiod, Shield of Heracles 26
  6. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca historica 4.10.1
  7. ^ Herodotus, The Histories 1.7
  8. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca historica 4.31
  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, Bibliotheca historica 5.79.2
  12. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2.5.9
  13. ^ Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy, 10.138 ff.

References[edit]

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