Pleistoros

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Pleistoros was, according to Herodotus (The Histories, IX, 119),[1] a Thracian god adored by the Gauls and the tribe "Absinthe" ( Apsintieni ) as the god of war. According to Josephus Flavius (in his Antiquities of the Jews, XVIII, 22,[clarification needed] [2][a] Pleistoros was the god of war Dacians pleistoi, to which these Thracians offered sacrifices of men.[5][6] The priests were recruited between nobles, some of whom are warriors.[7][8]

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  1. ^ Compare (The Works of Flavius Josephus, Antiquities of Jews. Translated by William Whiston, A.M. 1895.)[3] with (Complete works of Josephus. Translated by Haverkamp, Siwart. 1900.)[4]
  1. ^ "Herodotus, The Histories (Book IX, 119.1)". Project Perseus. Translated by A. D. Godley. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 1920. Archived from the original on April 20, 2017.
  2. ^ Flavius Josephus. The Works of Flavius Josephus, Antiquities of Jews – via Perseus Digital Library.
  3. ^ Flavius Josephus (1895). The Works of Flavius Josephus, Antiquities of Jews. Translated by William Whiston, A.M. Archived from the original on January 4, 2009 – via Perseus Digital Library.
  4. ^ Flavius Josephus (1900). Complete works of Josephus. 3. Translated by Haverkamp, Siwart. New York: Bigelow, Brown & Co. p. 80 – via Internet Archive.
  5. ^ "APSINTHICII" (in Romanian). Archived from the original on 2007-10-21.
  6. ^ Bucur Mitrea, Al.Suceveanu, Constantin Preda, Neamuri şi triburi tracice. Agrianii, Apsinthioii, Piarensii şi Dimensii, Tagrii, în Magazin istoric, anul XI, nr.3 (120), mar., 1977, p.50.
  7. ^ "Panteonul traco dac" (in Romanian). Archived from the original on 2011-01-27.
  8. ^ "Cei trei Magi de la Răsărit… din Dacia" (in Romanian).[permanent dead link]