Aloeus

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Aloeus (/əˈljs/; Ancient Greek: Ἀλωεύς probably derived from ἀλοάω aloaō "to thresh, to tread" as well as "to crush, to smash") can indicate one of two characters in Greek mythology:

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  1. ^ a b Schmitz, Leonhard (1867). "Aloeus (1) and (2)". In William Smith. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. p. 133. 
  2. ^ Scholiast on Homer's Iliad 12.543
  3. ^ Homer, Odyssey xi. 305
  4. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca i. 7. § 4.
  5. ^ Virgil, Aeneid book 6
  6. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece ii. 1. § 6, 3. §8.

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