From Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (London, 1880)

ABDE'RUS ('Abderos), a son of Hermes, or according to others of Thromins the Locrian. (Apolod. ii. 5. § 8; Strab. vii. p. 331.) He was a favourite of Heracles, and was torn to pieces by the mares of Diomedes, which Heracles had given him to pursue the Bistones. Heracles is said to have built the town of Abdera to honour him. According to Hyginus, (Fab. 30,) Abderus was a servant of Diomedes, the king of the Thracian Bistones, and was killed by Heracles together with his master and his four men-devouring horses. (Compare Philostrat. Herioc. 3. § 1 ; 19. § 2.)

An original e-text for everything2. That is, I sat down and copied the text from the book (in the public domain) - it is not available on any other web site. I see to be noding a bunch of this, starting from the beginning. Would be great if I could find some decent OCR software for MacOS 9.

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