Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Del’uges (3 syl.).

E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Del’uges (3 syl.).
The chief, besides that recorded in the Bible, are the following:—The deluge of Fohi, the Chinese; the Satyavra’ta, of the Indians; the Xisuth’rus, of the Assyrians; the Mexican deluge; and the Greek deluges of Deuca’lion and Og’ygs.   1
   The most celebrated painting of Noah’s Flood is by Poussin, in Paris; and that by Raphael is in the Vatican (Rome).   2


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