PLUTUS , inGreek
See also:mythology, son of Iasion and
See also:Demeter, the personification of
See also:wealth (irXovros) . According to Aristophanes, he was blinded by
See also:Zeus because he distributed his gifts without regard to merit . At
See also:Thebes there was a statue of For-tune holding the
See also:child Plutus in her arms; at Athens he was similarly represented in the arms of Peace; at
See also:Thespiae he was represented
See also:standing beside Athena the Worker . Elsewhere he was represented as a boy with a
See also:cornu copiae . He is the subject of one of the extant comedies of Aristophanes, the Plutus .
PLUTOCRACY (Gr. irXovroKparia, from irXoirros, weal...
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