"Deliverer." A surname of Dionysus, which he derived either from Eleuther, or the Boeotian town of Eleutherae; but it may also be regarded as equivalent to the Latin Liber, and thus describes Dionysus as the deliverer of man from care and sorrow.
- Plutarch. Symposiacs vii, in fin.; Pindar. Olympian Odes xii, 1; Strabo. Geography ix, p. 412; Tacitus. Annals, xv, 64.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece i, 20.2, 38.8.
- Plutarch. Quaestiones Romanae, 101.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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