Or Pelasga, i. e. the Pelasgian (woman or goddess), occurs as a surname of the Thessalian Hera,1 and of Demeter, who, under this name, had a temple at Argos, and was believed to have derived the surname from Pelasgus (2), the son of Triopas, who had founded her sanctuary.2
- Apollonius Rhodius. Argonautica i, 14, with the Scholiast; Sextus Propertius. Elegies ii, 28. 11.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 22.2.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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