"Savior." I.e. "the Savior" (Lat. Servator or Sospes), occurs as the surname of several divinities:
- of Zeus in Argos,1 at Troezene,2 in Laconia,3 at Messene,4 at Mantineia,5 at Megalopolis.6 The sacrifices offered to him were called σωτήρια (sōtēria);7
- of Helios;8
- of Bacchus.9
- Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 20.5.
- ibid. ii, 31.14.
- ibid. iii, 23.6.
- ibid. iv, 31.5.
- ibid. viii, 9.1.
- ibid. viii, 30.5; comp. Aristophanes. The Frogs, 1433; Pliny the Elder. Naturalis Historia xxxiv, 8.
- Plutarch. Aratus, 53.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece viii, 31.4.
- Lycophron. Alexandra, 206.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.