Greek - A man who killed an ox. When an ox ate the cereal that Sopatrus had offered as a sacrifice to the gods, he slew it, immediately regretting his action. He fled to Crete and, when he was cursed by famine, instituted the Bouphonia. Also called Sopatrus, Bouphonia, Bouphonia, Buphonia, Diipoleia or sopatrus.

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