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Greek mythology

  1. According to Ovid (II, 153), one of Helios' horses.
  2. According to Virgil (XI, 89), Pallas' horse.
  3. The personification of famine, Demeter placed him in Erysichthon's gut, making Erysichthon permanently famished. His Roman equivalent was Fames, a female deity.



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