Abas may refer to:
- Abas (sophist), a Greek sophist and rhetorician
- The ancient writer of a work called Troiea from which Servius (ad Aen. Abas ( Greek: Aβας was an ancient Greek Sophist and a Rhetorician about whose life nothing is known "Servius" redirects here For the Roman king see Servius Tullius. ix. 264) has preserved a fragment.
- An old Persian measurement for pearls, about 0,1458 gram
- Several figures in Greek mythology share the name Abas, including:
- Abas, son of Poseidon and Arethusa. Greek mythology is the body of stories belonging to the ancient Greeks concerning their gods and Heroes the nature of the world and the origins and significance In Greek mythology, Poseidon ( Greek:; Latin: Neptūnus) was the god of the Sea and as "Earth-Shaker" A Thracian by birth, Abas founded a tribe known as the Abantians or Abantes. Abas and his Abantian followers migrated to the island of Euboea, where he subsequently reigned as king. For the mythological figure see Euboea (mythology Euboea ( Modern Greek, Εύβοια - Évia &mdash He was father of Chalcodon, and grandfather of Elephenor; the latter who led a contingent of Abantian warriors from Euboea to the Trojan War. In Greek mythology, Chalcodon was the son of Abas and the king of the Abantes In Greek mythology, Elephenor (Ἐλεφήνωρ -ορος was the son of Chalcodon and king of the Abantes of Euboea. In Greek mythology, the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans after Paris of Troy stole Helen from her
- Abas, son of Lynceus, a king of Argos
- An Argive seer, son of Melampus and Iphianeira. In Greek mythology, Melampus, or Melampous (Μέλαμπος was a Legendary Soothsayer and Healer, originally of Pylos He was the father of Coeranus, Idmon, and Lysimache. In Greek mythology, Idmon was an Argonaut seer His father is said to have been Apollo but his mortal father was Abas. Lysimache is the name of two characters in Greek mythology: Lysimache, daughter of Abas and Cyrene.
- A companion of Perseus
- One of Diomedes companions, whom Aphrodite turned into a swan
- A son of Metaneira who was changed by Demeter into a lizard, because he mocked the goddess when she had come on her wanderings into the house of her mother, and drank eagerly to quench her thirst. Perseus, Perseos, or Perseas ( Greek: Περσεύς, Περσέως, Περσέας) the Legendary founder Diomēdēs or Diomed ( Greek: Διομήδης English translation: "God-like cunning" or "advised by Zeus" is a Hero In Greek mythology, Metanira (or Metaenira or Metaneira) was a queen of Eleusis and wife of Celeus. Demeter (dɨˈmiːtɚ Greek:, possibly "distribution-mother" from the noun of the Indo-European mother-earth * dheghom * mater Other traditions relate the same story of a boy, Ascalabus, and call his mother Misme.
- Abas, two friends of Aeneas in Roman mythology
- abas ERP, an enterprice resource planning solution
- ABAS Software, a German software development company
- Abas I of Armenia
- Adaptive Behavior Assessment System (ABAS), a psychological assessment to assess the level of adaptive skills in children and adults
People with the surname Abas
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- Salleh Abas, former Malaysian Lord President of the Federal Court
- Stephen Abas, American wrestler and Olympic silver medalist
This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William Smith (1870). Tun Haji Mohamed Salleh bin Abas (born 1929 is a former Lord President of the Federal (later Supreme Court of Malaysia. Stephen Anthony Abas (born January 12, 1978) is an American wrestler. Abbas (or Abbass, عباس) means "austere" in Arabic. The public domain is a range of abstract materials &ndash commonly referred to as Intellectual property &ndash which are not owned or controlled by anyone The Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1849 originally published 1844 under a slightly different title is an Encyclopedia / Biographical dictionary Sir William Smith (1813 &ndash 1893 English Lexicographer, was born at Enfield in 1813 of Nonconformist parents
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- Plural form of aba.
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