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Aristaeus (Greek deity)

LC control no.no2021077912
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingAristaeus (Greek deity)
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Variant(s)Aristaios (Greek deity)
Ἀρισταιο̃ς (Greek deity)
Associated countryGreece
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inVirgil. Aristaeus : a story excerpted from Vergil's Georgics, 1986.
Brill's New Pauly online, June 28, 2021 (Aristaeus; Ἀριστταιο̃ς = Aristaios; Greek rural deity; linked with sheep, the discovery of olive oil and honey, hunting, healing, prophecy and the ending of a period of drought on Ceos (cf. Apoll. Rhod. 2,500 ff.)). WWW site, June 28, 2021 (Aristaios (Aristaeus) was the rustic god of shepherds and cheesemaking, beekeeping, honey and honey-mead, olive growing and oil milling, medicinal herbs, hunting, and the Etesian winds which provided some respite from the scorching heat of midsummer)
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