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or AGESILA'US (Ἀγήσανδρος or Ἀγεσίλαος), from ἄγειν and ἀνὴρ or λαός, a surname of Pluto or Hades, describing him as the god who carries away all men. (Callim. Hymn. in Pallad. 130, with Spanheins's note; Hesych. sub voce Aeschyl. apud Athen. iii. p. 99.) Nicander (apud Athen. xv. p. 684) uses the form Ἡγεσίλαος.


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