Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
Achor (Greek God)
Achor (Greek god)
in Greek mythology, was a god of flies. According to Pliny, the inhabitants of Cyrene worshipped him by prayers and sacrifices, in order to be delivered from the plague of flies, which not only tormented men, but also occasioned infectious diseases.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Achor (Greek God)'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/a/achor-greek-god.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.