). A surname of Zeus at Labranda near Mylassa in
Caria. The name was derived, according to Plutarch, from λάβρυς
, the Lydian term for a hatchet, which the statue of Zeus held in its hand,
and which had been offered up by Arselis of Mylassa from the spoils of Candaules, king of
Lydia (Quaest. Gr.