Origin of the name AGROTES.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name AGROTES.
Babylonian deity equated with the Pan of the Greeks. Also see Agrotus.
deity who at Byblus or Babylon was called the greatest of the Gods, and
the protector of husbandmen and hunters, was the Pan of the Greeks, the
Orion of the heavens, and Alorus, first King of Chaldea. His statue
was drawn about Phoenicia, by yokes of oxen...
... From the race of Hypsuranius descended Technites and Autochthon, who
improved bricks and tiles; and, after them Agrus and Agrotes, the last of
whom was worshipped. They invented porticoes, first used dogs in
hunting, and were called Aletæ or Titans. (A
Million of Facts, Phillips, 1835).