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(Ἀλκιμένης, Alkiménēs).

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[1] Figure of Greek myth: brother of Bellerophontes

Brother of Bellerophontes, also Peiren or Deliades, was killed by his brother, providing the reason for the flight to Argus (Apollod. 2,30; Tzetz. Lycophr. 17).

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[2] Figure of Greek myth: son of Jason and Medea

Son of Jason and Medea, brother of Teisander, b…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld) and Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen), “Alcimenes”, 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 24 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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