Glaucus
(2,298 words)

(Γλαῦκος; Glaûkos). The name means ‘glossy blue’, also ‘luminous’ [1];  Glauce: Hom. Il 16,34).

[German version]

[1] Sea demon

A sea demon, into which a Boeotian fisherman from Anthedon was tra…

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Scherf, Johannes (Tübingen), Neudecker, Richard (Rome), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Glaucus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 25 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e425040>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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