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Aegimius
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(Αἰγιμιός; Aigimiós).

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[1] Mythical progenitor of the Dorians in the Oete mountains

Son (or father) of Dorus, father of Dyman and Pamphilus (Hes. fr. 10a 7). Progenitor of the Dorians in the Oete mountains (Pind. Pyth. 1,64;5,72; Str. 9,427 after Ephoros, FGrH 115 F 15). He adopted Hercules' son Hyllus after the death of his father, in addition to his own sons, to show his appreciation of Hercul…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), Selzer, Christoph (Frankfurt/Main) and Nutton, Vivian (London), “Aegimius”, 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 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e109790>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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