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KHRYSOS
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Χρυσος Khrysos Chrysus Gold (khrysos)

KHRYSOS (or Chrysus) was the spirit (daimon) of gold.

PARENTS
ZEUS (Pindar Fragment 222)

Pindar, Fragment 222 (trans. Sandys) (Greek lyric C5th B.C.) :
"Khrysos (Gold) is a child of Zeus; neither moth nor rust devoureth it; but the mind of man is devoured by this supreme possession."


Sources:

  • Pindar, Fragments - Greek Lyric C5th B.C.