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Proteus (Greek deity)

LC control no.no2021077924
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Personal name headingProteus (Greek deity)
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Variant(s)Proteo (Greek deity)
Old Man of the Sea (Greek deity)
Πρωτεύς (Greek deity)
Associated countryGreece
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inIncontri con Proteo, 1997: page 5 (Greek god)
Oxford classical dictionary (4th ed.) online, June 28, 2021 (Proteus; a minor sea-god or "Old Man of the Sea," herdsman of seals)
Brill's New Pauly online, June 28, 2021 (Proteus; Πρωτεύς = Prōteus; sea god, Poseidon's herdsman of seals, sometimes also his son; possesses the characteristics typical of sea gods: old age, the gift of prophecy, and the ability to transform)
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