Abaris (boatless one) In Greek mythology, a sage who travelled with a magic arrow given him by the god Apollo. Abaris also used the arrow to invoke oracles and later gave it to Pythagoras in exchange for lessons in the latter’s philosophy. It was believed that Abaris never ate.
Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow-Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante
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