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Τρίτων [ι_], ωνος, ,
A.Triton, son of Poseidon and Amphitrite, Hes. Th.931, Lyc.887, Plb.7.9.2:—later in pl. Τρίτωνες, Tritons, seagods with fishes' or (sts.) with horses' tails, Mosch. 2.123, Paus.9.21.1, etc.
2. the god of the Libyan lake Tritonis, Hdt.4.179, A.R.4.1552.
II. a river in Libya, joining the lake Tritonis with the sea, A.Eu.293, Hdt.4.178,191; ποταμὸς Τρίτων, = Νεῖλος, A.R.4.269, cf. Lyc.576, Plin.HN5.53.
2. a mountain-stream in Boeotia, running into lake Copais, Str.9.2.18, Paus.9.33.7.
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    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 293
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.178
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.179
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 931
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.33.7
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.21.1
    • Strabo, Geography, 9.2.18
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1552
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.269
    • Polybius, Histories, 7.9.2
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 5.53
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