Arabius (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Arabius or Arabus (Ancient Greek: Ἀράβοιο or Ἀράβιος [1] ) may refer to the following distinct or identical individuals:


  1. Strabo, 1.2.34 (Greek)
  2. Hesiod, Ehoiai fr.15; Strabo, 1.2.34
  3. Antoninus, 40
  4. Gantz, Timothy (1993). Early Greek Myth: A Guide to Literary and Ancient Sources. London: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 208. ISBN   0-8018-4410-X.
  5. Murray, John (1833). A Classical Manual, being a Mythological, Historical and Geographical Commentary on Pope's Homer, and Dryden's Aeneid of Virgil with a Copious Index. Albemarle Street, London. p. 19.
  6. Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia 7.56–57 p. 196

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