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>Whether and how any of this stuff passed into Latin, I haven't a
>clue.  (Did Martin of B read Greek?)

It passed into Latin, indeed. Commodianus in his _Instructiones adversos
gentium deos_ (PL 5,201ss.) associates the pagan godheads with the mortal
giants born from the intercourse between angels and women. A highly
influential Latin discussion can be found in the first book of Lactantius,
_Divinae institutiones_ (PL 5,111s.), where Lactantius quotes euhemeristic
notions from Euhemeros and from Ennius. There is certainly more to be found.

   Otfried

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