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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ogyg’ian Deluge.
 
A flood which overran a part of Greece while Og’ygs was king of Attica. There were two floods so called—one in Bœotia, when the lake Copa’is overflowed its banks; and another in Attica, when the whole territory was laid waste for two hundred years (B.C. 1764).   1
        Varro tells us that the planet Venus underwent a great change in the reign of Ogyges (3 syl.). It changed its diameter, its colour, its figure, and its course.
   Ogyges Deluge occurred more than 200 years before Deuclion’s Flood.   2
 


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