Definitions for eudaemon
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eudemon, eudaemon, good spirit(noun)
a benevolent spirit
A good or benevolent spirit.
a good angel
Origin: [Gr. e'y^ well, good + one's demon.]
In the 1st century BCE, the Arabian city Eudaemon was a transshipping port in the Red Sea trade. The city and surrounding country were the Latin Arabia Felix. It was described in the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea as if it had fallen on hard times. Of the auspiciously named port we read in the periplus that The new development in trade during the 1st century CE avoided the middlemen at Eudaemon and made the courageous direct crossing of the Arabian Sea to the coast of India.
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