2. The god with the golden sword or arms.
In this sense it is used as a surname or attribute of several divinities, such as Apollo (Hom. Il. 15.256
), Artemis (Hdt. 8.77
), and Demeter. (Hom. Hymn. in Cer.
4.) We find Chrysaoreus as a surname of Zeus with the same meaning, under which he had a temple in Caria, which was a national sanctuary, and the place of meeting for the national assembly of the Carians. (Strab. xiv. p.660
; comp. Paus. 5.21.5
; Steph. Byz. s. v. Χρυσαορίς