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*Tauroke/falos, (also Ταυρόκρανος, Ταυρομέτωπος, &c.), a surname of Dionysus in the Orphic mysteries. (Orph. Hymn. 51. 2 ; comp. TAURUS.) It also occurs as a surname of rivers and the ocean, who were symbolically represented as bulls, to indicate their fertilising effect upon countries. (Eurip. Iphig. Aul. 275, Orest. 1378 ; Aelian, Ael. VH 2.33; Hor. Carm. 4.14, 25.)


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