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Abas

Abas referred to several figures in Greek mythology.

  1. A companion of Perseus Ovid V, 126
  2. Founder of Abae, a city in Phocis, son of Hypermnestra and Lynceus, the royal family of Argos, and father of Acrisius and Proetus by his wife, Ocalea.
  3. A companion of Diomedes. Abas was prideful, arrogant towards Aphrodite, who turned him into a swan. Ovid XIV, 505
  4. Two friends of Aeneas, a Trojan and an Etruscan. Virgil I, 121; X, 427



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