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Argos (Greek mythological character)

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    • Argos (Giant)
    • Argus (Giant)
    • Argus Panoptes (Greek mythological character)
    • Άργος Πανόπτης (Greek mythological character)
    • Argos Panoptēs (Greek mythological character)
    • Άργος (Greek mythological character)
    • Άργος (Giant)
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        Greek mythological character
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        (naf) Greece
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    • found: Classics Digital Library Collection, 2001(Argos (Greek mythology))
    • found: Encyclopedia mythica online, May 19, 2017(Argus; Hera had Argus watch over Io to keep her [having been transformed into a cow] from Zeus, Argus was killed by Hermes at Zeus' command) -
    • found: Wikipedia, June 11, 2019(Argus Panoptes (All-seeing) (Ancient Greek: Άργος Πανόπτης = Argos Panoptēs) or Argos (Ancient Greek: Άργος = Argos) is a many-eyed giant in Greek mythology; guardian of the heifer-nymph Io and son of Arestor and probably Mycene, was a primordial giant whose epithet, "Panoptes", "all-seeing", led to his being described with multiple, often one hundred, eyes) -
    • found: Wikipedia, June 11, 2019(In Greek mythology, Argus or Argos (Ancient Greek: Άργος = Argos) may refer to the following personages: Argus Panoptes (Argus "All-Eyes"), a giant with a hundred eyes; Argus (king of Argos), son of Zeus (or Phoroneus) and Niobe; Argus, son of Callirhoe and Piras (son of the above Argus) and brother to Arestorides and Triops; Argus, son of Phineus and Danaë, in a rare variant of the myth in which she and her two sons (the other being Argeus) travel to Italy; Argus or Argeus (king of Argos), son of Megapenthes; Argus (son of Arestor), builder of the ship Argo in the tale of the Argonauts; Argus, eldest son of Phrixus and Chalciope, and husband of Perimele, daughter of Admetus and Alcestis. By her, he became the father of Magnes, the father of Hymenaios; Argus, son of Jason and Medea; Argus, son of Zeus and Lardane and brother of Sarpedon; Argus, son of Pan and among the Pans who came to join Dionysus in his campaign against India; Argus, a warrior in the army of the Seven Against Thebes, who was killed by Hypseus, son of Asopus; Argus, son of Abas and one of the defenders of Thebes against the Seven Against Thebes. He was killed by Parthenopaeus, son of Atalanta; Argus or Argos (dog), the faithful dog of Odysseus; Argus, one of Actaeon's dogs)
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    • 2017-05-19: new
    • 2019-06-12: revised
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