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Mythology (14)
   Historic figures (2)
   Gods & demigods (8)
   Heroes (1)
   Population movements (2)
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Mythology (14)

 Historic figures
Cres
Cres (Kres), a son of Zeus by a nymph of mount Ida, from whom the island of Crete was believed to have derived its name (Steph. Byz. s. v. Krete; Paus. viii. 53.3). According to Diodorus (v. 64), Cres was an Eteocretan, that is, a Cretan autochthon.
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Per...
Curetes, Curetis
Curetis, a name given to Crete, as being the residence of the Curetes (Ovid, Met.viii. 136).
Perseus: Harry Thurston Peck, Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1898)
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Per... English
 Gods & demigods
Plutus, (Ploutos)
The Greek personification of riches; born in Crete as the son of Demeter and her beloved Iasion or Iasius, whom Zeus, out of jealousy, killed with lightning. He was supposed to have been blinded by Zeus, so that he might distribute his gifts without choice. In Thebes and Athens he was represented as a child on the arm of Tyche and of Irene.
Perseus: Harry Thurston Peck, Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1898)
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Per... English
Demeter, bright goddess, was joined in sweet love with the hero Iasion in a thrice-ploughed fallow in the rich land of Crete, and bore Plutus, a kindly god who goes everywhere over land and the sea's wide back, and he makes rich the man who finds him and into whose hands he comes, bestowing great wealth upon him.
Perseus: Hesiod, Theogony
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?lookup=... English
But when the bright goddess (Demeter) had taught them all, they went to Olympus to the gathering of the other gods. And there they dwell beside Zeus who delights in thunder, awful and reverend goddesses. Right blessed is he among men on earth whom they freely love: soon they do send Plutus as guest to his great house, Plutus who gives wealth to mortal men.
Perseus: Homeric Hymns, To Demeter
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?lookup=... English
Plutus: Perseus Lookup Tool, text search
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/vor/?lang=en&... English
Iasion or Iasius (or Iasios). Son of Zeus and Electra, beloved by Demeter, who, in a thrice-ploughed field (tripolos), became by him the mother of Pluto or Plutus in Crete. He was slain by Zeus with a thunderbolt. From Iasion came the patronymic Iasides, a name given to Palinurus, as a descendant of Atlas.
Perseus: Harry Thurston Peck, Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1898)
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Per... English
http://www.theoi.com/Kronos/Ploutos.html (1 img.) English  The Beazley Archive
http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/CGPrograms/Dict/ASP/Op... English
Zeus Arbius
Arbius (Arbios), a surname of Zeus, derived from mount Arbias in Crete, where he was worshipped. (Steph. Byz. s. v. Apbis.)
A dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith)
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Per... English
Apollo Hylatus
Hylatus (Hulatos), a surname of Apollo derived from the town of Hyle in Crete, which was sacred to him. (Lycophr. 448, with Tzetzes' note; Steph. Byz. s. v. Hgle; Eustath. ad Hom. )
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Per...
 Heroes
Rhacius
Leads Cretan colony to Asia, marries Manto , daughter of Tiresias.
Perseus Encyclopedia
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Per... English
 Population movements
Cretans settle at Chios
Oenopion sailed with a fleet from Crete to Chios, accompanied by his sons Talus, Euanthes, Melas, Salagus and Athamas. Carians too came to the island, in the reign of Oenopion, and Abantes from Euboea. Oenopion and his sons were succeeded by Amphiclus, who because of an oracle from Delphi came from Histiaea in Euboea.
Perseus: Pausanias, Description of Greece, Achaia
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?lookup=... English
Troy was colonized from Crete
The existence of a mount Ida is adduced to prove that Troy was colonized from Crete.
Perseus: John Conington, Commentary on Vergil's Aeneid, Volume 1
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Per... English
 Links
Myths of Crete and Pre-Hellenic Europe
http://www.blackmask.com/books80c/clamoc.htm English  

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