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Aloadae: In Greek mythology, the Aloadae or Aloads were Otus and Ephialtes, sons of Iphimedia, wife of Aloeus, by Poseidon, whom she induced to make her pregnant by going to the seashore and disporting herself in the surf or scooping seawater into her bosom. From Aloeus they received their patronymic, the Aloadae. They were strong and aggressive giants, growing by nine fingers every month nine fathoms tall at age nine, and only outshone in beauty by Orion.

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Google previewDictionary of Classical Mythology (2014)

by Jennifer R. March

Aloadae. A variant name for OTUS AND EPHIALTES. Aloeus. Son of POSEIDON and CANACE (1):seeOTUS AND EPHIALTES. Alope. Daughter of CERCYON, the evil king of Eleusis. Weknowher sad story from Hyginus (Fabula 187), though ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Aloadae (Greek)see Aloeides. Aloeidae (Greek) see Aloeides. Aloeides Aloadae, Aloeidae(Greek) The twin ...

Google previewHarper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities (1897)

by Harry Thurston Peck

ALIMENTL'S 59 ALOADAE pucllae alimentarii, and also (from the emperor) pucri puellaeque Ulpiani ; and the officers who administered the institution were culled quaestores pecuniae alimentariae, quaestores alimentorum, pro- curatom ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

fighter, soldier, warrior 9 man-at- arms 10 serviceman giant 4 huge, ogre, Otus 5 gross, Gyges, Hymir, jumbo, titan, troll, whale 6 Cottus, Typhon 7 Aloadae ( plural), Antaeus, Cyclops, mammoth, monster, titanic 8 behemoth, Briar- eus, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, Mythology, Religion, Literature & Art (1891)

by Oskar Seyffert

Aloadae or AlOldce. Sons of Poseidon by Iphimedela ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1895)

Mythology, Religion, Literature & Art by Oskar Seyffert

Aloadae or AlOldcc. Sons of Poseidon by Iphlmedeia, the wife of Aloeus ...

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