Phorbas

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The child Œdipus brought back to life by the shepherd Phorbas, who took him off the tree. Sculpture by Charles Dupaty.

In Greek mythology, Phorbas[pronunciation?] (Greek: Φόρβας, gen. Φόρβαντος) or Phorbaceus[pronunciation?] may refer to:

The name Phorbas is not to be confused with Phorbus (Φόρβος), which refers to the father of Pronoe (wife of Aetolus)[20]

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  1. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2. 5. 5
  2. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 5. 58. 5
  3. ^ Seneca the Younger, Oedipus, 840 ff
  4. ^ Statius, Thebaid, 7. 253
  5. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 6. 19. 13
  6. ^ Homer, Iliad, 9. 665
  7. ^ Dictys Cretensis, 2. 16
  8. ^ Homer, Iliad, 14. 489 ff
  9. ^ Virgil, Aeneid, 5. 842
  10. ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses, 5. 74
  11. ^ Suda s. v. Phorbanteion
  12. ^ Eustathius on Homer, p. 1156
  13. ^ Scholia on Homer, Iliad, 18. 483 ff
  14. ^ Scholia on Euripides, Phoenician Women, 854
  15. ^ Nonnus, Dionysiaca, 14. 94 ff
  16. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium, s. vv. Ambrakia, Dexamenai
  17. ^ Ptolemy Hephaestion, New History, 1
  18. ^ Hesychius of Alexandria s. v. Phorbas
  19. ^ Plutarch, Romulus, 2. 2
  20. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 7. 7

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