"Protector of men." The defender of men, a surname of Hera under which she was worshiped at Sicyon. A temple had been built there to Hera Alexandros by Adrastus after his flight from Argos.
- Scholiast on Pindar's Nemean Odes ix, 30; comp. Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 12.5.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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