Gegeneis(175 words)

(Γηγενεῖς, ‘Earth Born ’).

[German version]

[1] Epithet of the Giants

Epithet of the Aloads (Schol. Apoll. Rhod. 1,482),  Orion (Apollod. 1,25 Wagner), the Spartans (Eur. Bacch. 264), Argus [I 5] (Aesch. PV 567), and the  giants (Batr. 7; Soph. Trach. 1058f.; Eur. Phoen. 1131). As a noun = giants (Aristoph. Nub. 853; Lycoph. 1408; explained in Diod. Sic. 4,21,7).

[German version]

[2] Mythical people

Mythical people living near Cyz…

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"Gegeneis." Brill’s New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 23 October 2014 <http://www.encquran.brill.nl/entries/brill-s-new-pauly/gegeneis-e420500>
First appeared online: 2006
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