Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: | 25 of 91 |

Zenoposeidon
(168 words)

[German version]

(Ζηνοποσειδών/Zēnoposeidṓn). Ζηνο-/Zēno- is the Doric form of Zeus, Z. is the interpretating Greek translation of Zeus Osogo(a) worshipped in the Carian city of Mylasa [2. nos. 319-327, 361-376; 4. 109-117] who, according to depictions on coins [3. vol. 2, 576-582], exhibited attributes and traits of Zeus (eagle, double axe) and Poseidon (crab, trident) [4. 117-126]; this is documented in the double name (with a humorous anecdote in Machon fr. 8 GA = Ath. 8,337c). The sanctuary which can be located close to (Ath. loc.cit.) or inside (Str. 14,2,23) the city (f…

Cite this page
Scherf, Johannes (Tübingen), “Zenoposeidon”, 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 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12216140>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲