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(Ἀκέστωρ; Akéstōr), ‘Healer’, literary epithet of Apollo (Eur. Androm. 900), but also anthronym (unknown Athenian: Aristoph. vesp. 1221).

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[1] Figure from Greek myth; Son of Ephippos of Tanagra

Son of Ephippos of Tanagra, killed by Achilles (Plut. qu. Gr. 37, 299c, following a local epic).

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[2] Hero in the genealogy of the Philaedians

Hero in the genealogy of the Philaedi…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), Strothmann, Meret (Bochum) and Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg), “Acestor”, 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 28 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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