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Alexandros (Gr. Ἀλέξανδρος), the "defender of men", was an epithet of the Greek goddess Hera, under which she was worshiped at Sicyon.[1][2] A temple had been built there to Hera Alexandros by Adrastus after his flight from Argos.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ Schmitz, Leonhard (1867). "Alexander". in William Smith. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. pp. 110. http://www.ancientlibrary.com/smith-bio/0119.html.  
  2. ^ Lewis, Richard Farnell (1896). The Cults of the Greek States. Oxford: The Clarendon Press. pp. 197. http://books.google.com/books?id=LD876SQgGkIC.  
  3. ^ Scholiast, ad Pind. Nem. ix. 30
  4. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, iii. 12. § 5

This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William Smith (1870).


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