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Chrysaor(i)us
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(Χρυσάωρ; Chrysáōr). ‘He with the golden sword’ (Hes. Theog. 283).

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[1] Attribute of Zeus in Caria

Attribute of Zeus in Stratoniceia (Caria), whose temple was the federal sanctuary of the Carian towns (Str. 14,660; CIG 2720f.).

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[2] Eponymous hero of Caria

Eponymous hero of Caria, which was also called Χρυσαορίς (Paus. 5,21,10). He was the son of the Sisyphid Glaucus (Steph. Byz. 461 Meineke).

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Bloch, René (Berne), “Chrysaor(i)us”, 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 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e233880>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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