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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 19 19 Browse Search
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Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Strabo, Geography, Book 10, chapter 3 (search)
in addition to these facts concerning these genii and their various names, that they were called, not only ministers of gods, but also gods themselves. For instance, Hesiod says that five daughters were born to Hecaterus and the daughter of Phoroneus,from whom sprang the mountain-ranging nymphs, goddesses, and the breed of Satyrs, creatures worthless and unfit for work, and also the Curetes, sportive gods, dancers.Hes. Fr. 198 (Rzach)And the author of PhoronisHellanicus of Lesbos (fl. about 430 B.C.). speaks of the Curetes as "flute-players" and "Phrygians"; and others as "earth-born" and "wearing brazen shields." Some call the Corybantes, and not the Curetes, "Phrygians," but the Curetes "Cretes,""Cretans." and say that the Cretes were the first people to don brazen armour in Euboea, and that on this account they were also called "Chalcidians";"Chalc" means "brazen." still others say that the Corybantes, who came from Bactriana (some say from among the Colchians), were given as