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Acmon
(143 words)

(Ἄκμων; Ákmōn, ‘anvil’).

[German version]

[1] One of the Idaeaic dactyls in the  Phororonis

One of the Idaeaic dactyls in the  Phororonis (fr. 2,3 PEG), matching the dactyls as deities of the blacksmith's forge: the stem of the name is also found with those other divine blacksmiths, the Cyclops (Pyracmon, ‘Fire anvil’ Verg. Aen. 8,425; Acmonides, ‘son of the anvil’ Ov. Fast. 4,288)

[German version]

[2] In an early Greek theogony son …

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Acmon”, 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 22 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e111920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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