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(Ἀλκάνωρ; Alkánōr).

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[1] Figure in the Aeneid: Trojan from Mount Ida

Trojan from Mount Ida, whose sons Pandarus and Bitias fought in Aeneas' army in Italy (Verg. Aen. 9,672).

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[2] Figure in the Aeneid: a Rutulian

A Rutulian, who is killed by Aeneas, brother of Maeon and Numitor (Verg. Aen. 10,338). The name is formed from good epic elements, only attested historically in Greek [1].


1 Bechtel,…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Alcanor”, 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 23 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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