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Abas
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(Ἄβας).

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[1] Figure from Myth of the Peloponnese and central Greece

Myth of the Peloponnese and central Greece: a) Argus. Son of Lynceus and Hypermestra. By Aglaea, daughter of Mantineus, father of the twins Acrisius and Proetus (Apollod. 2,24; Hes. fr. 129 M-W; cf. Paus. 2,16,2; 10,35,1) and Idomene, mother of Bias and Melampus by Amythaon (Apollod. 2,24). Lynceus gave A. the shield, consecrated by Danaus to…

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Schachter, Albert (Montreal) and Nutton, Vivian (London), “Abas”, 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 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e100250>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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