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(Πέλωρ(ος)/ Pélōr(os), 'enormous').

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[1] One of the five surviving Sparti

One of the five surviving  Sparti (schol. Pind. Isthm. 1,41; schol. Eur. Phoen. 670; schol. Apoll. Rhod. 3,1179; Apollod. 3,4,1; Paus. 9,5,3; Hyg. Fab. 178).

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[2] Eponym of the Thessalian harvest festival

Eponym of the Thessalian harvest festival Pelṓria. P. brings Pelasgus news that the Peneius has broken through the Tempe Mountains as t…

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Junk, Tim (Kiel), “Pelor(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 17 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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