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Mythology (2)

Historic figures

Larissa

Larissa, a daughter of Pelasgus, from whom the arx of Argos and two Thessalian towns are believed to have derived their name. (Paus. ii. 24.1; Strab. xiv., who calls her a daughter of Piasus, a Pelasgian prince.)

Gods & demigods

Zeus & Apollo Larissaeus

Larissaeus and Larissaea (Larissaios and Larissaia), surnames of Zeus and Apollo, derived from the arx Larissa at Argos (Paus. ii. 24.4; Strab. ix., xiv.; Steph. Byz. s. v. Larissa), and of Athena, who derived it from the river Larissus, between Elis and Achaia, where the goddess had a sanctuary. (Paus. vii. 17.3.)

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