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p964 Protrygaea

Article by Leonhard Schmitz, Ph.D., F.R.S.E., Rector of the High School of Edinburgh
on p964 of

William Smith, D.C.L., LL.D.:
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, John Murray, London, 1875.

PROTRYGAEA (προτρύγαια), a festival celebrated in honour of Dionysus, surnamed Protryges,a and of Poseidon (Hesych. s.v.; Aelian, V. H. III.41). The origin and mode of celebration of this festival at Tyre are described by Achilles Tatius (II init.).


Thayer's Note:

a That is, the Harvester.


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