Demaenetus
(285 words)

(Δημαίνετος; Dēmaínetos).

[German version]

[1] Epithet of Asclepius in Elis

Epithet of  Asclepius in Elis, from the name of the cult founder (Paus. 6,21,4).

[German version]

[2] From Parrhasia, allegedly transformed into a wolf

D. from Parrhasia, a town in Arcadia. He is said to have been transformed into a wolf after he ate…

Cite this page
Bloch, René (Berne), Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Meister, Klaus (Berlin) and Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Demaenetus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e313870>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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