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PROTRYGAEA

PROTRYGAEA (προτρύγαια) a festival celebrated in honour of Dionysus and Poseidon (Hesych. sub voce Aelian, Ael. VH 3.41; cf. θεοὶ προτρύγαιοι, Poll. 1.24). The origin and mode of celebration of this festival at Tyre are described by Achilles Tatius (ii. init.). On the association of Poseidon, see Plut. Symp. 5, 1; Preller, Gr. Myth. 1.554.

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