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Idaeus
(243 words)

(Ἰδαῖος; Idaîos).

[German version]

[1] Epithet of Zeus

Epithet of  Zeus from the Ida on Crete (Eur. fr. 472 TGF; Inscr. Creticae 1,12,1) or near Troy (Hom. Il. 24,291; Verg. Aen. 7,139; in Celaenae: Plut. Mor. 306e f.) and of  Heracles as Daktylos I. and founder of the Olympic Games (Paus. 5,7,6ff.; 8,31,3; also in Elis and Erythrae: Paus. 6,23,3; 9,27,8).

[German version]

[2] Son of Chryse and Dardanus

Son of Chryse and  Dardanus [1] with whom he emigr…

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Willi, Andreas (Basle), Nünlist, René (Basle) and Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), “Idaeus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 20 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e522110>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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