Alpheus


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Al·phe·us

 (ăl-fē′əs)
A river of the Peloponnesus in southern Greece flowing about 115 km (70 mi) to the Ionian Sea.
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Alpheus

(ælˈfiːəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a river god, lover of the nymph Arethusa. She changed into a spring to evade him, but he changed into a river and mingled with her
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Then they reached Pherae where Diocles lived, who was son to Ortilochus and grandson to Alpheus. Here they passed the night and Diocles entertained them hospitably.
334-345) And Tethys bare to Ocean eddying rivers, Nilus, and Alpheus, and deep-swirling Eridanus, Strymon, and Meander, and the fair stream of Ister, and Phasis, and Rhesus, and the silver eddies of Achelous, Nessus, and Rhodius, Haliacmon, and Heptaporus, Granicus, and Aesepus, and holy Simois, and Peneus, and Hermus, and Caicus fair stream, and great Sangarius, Ladon, Parthenius, Euenus, Ardescus, and divine Scamander.
The men of Pylos and Arene, and Thryum where is the ford of the river Alpheus; strong Aipy, Cyparisseis, and Amphigenea; Pteleum, Helos, and Dorium, where the Muses met Thamyris, and stilled his minstrelsy for ever.
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