Atlas   - in ancient sources @

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  Atlas   - son of Iapetus; a Titan who was forced to carry the sky on his shoulders
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[Tib]:PanMes_45   ssion and rich fields of Atlas' daughter Calypso, nor Phae
Aelian:Fr_188   Heracles often went to Atlas and studied the phenomena
AntipThes_6.256   the iron shoulders like Atlas, the hair and reverend bear
AntipThes_7.625   his way even as far as Atlas, and knew the Cretan waters
AntipThes_7.692   broad-footed, the new Atlas, has perished; they have
Athen_11.489-491   the Pleiades, daughters of Atlas, rise, [490] and the
Cic:Tusc_5.8   it have been said that Atlas supported the heavens, or that
Ennius:Ann_59   Jupiter : MACROBIUS : [Atlas] ' whirls on his shoulders
Ennius:Ann_162   a roof : MACROBIUS : [Atlas] 'whirls on his shoulder
Ennius:Ann_332   , quoting Vergilius : 'Atlas on his shoulder turns the
Euseb]:Chron_183   ved Prometheus, Epimetheus and Atlas. He started to rule
Naev:Pun_44   bodied Giants and mighty Atlases, and Runcus too and the
Philip_16.52   ilt limbs, like a second Atlas, you marvel, doubting if
Phylarch_15   and Celaeno, the daughter of Atlas. Phylarchus, in his
Plut:Agis_9   one of the daughters of Atlas, who had by Zeus a son name

  Atlas 2   - a river in Asia
PsCallisth_3.28 away and we came to the river Atlas. There we could not

  Atlas 3   - mountains in North Africa
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Aelian:NA_7.2   & At the foot of Atlas (this mountain is celebrated by
Oros_1.2   furthest boundaries are the Atlas Range and the so-called
Oros_1.2.70   and look toward the Atlas Mountains across the intervening
Oros_1.2.90   on the west by the Atlas Range and the Atlantic Ocean,
Plin:HN_5.5   lies the road to Mount Atlas, which is the subject of
Plin:HN_5.9   reported that beyond Mount Atlas in a westerly direction
Plin:HN_5.10   this space he places Mount Atlas, which all other authorities give
Plin:HN_5.11   went as far as Mount Atlas in pursuit of the routed
Plin:HN_5.13   the native name for the Atlas; and that in the neighbourhood
Plin:HN_5.14   who actually crossed the Atlas range and advanced a
Plin:HN_5.16   more than enough, about Mount Atlas.
Plin:HN_6.199   of Mauretania, over against Mount Atlas, a mile from the coast;
Plin:HN_6.201   the Gorgons' Islands past Mount Atlas to the Isles of the

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