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(Ἀλκμαίων; Alkmaíōn).

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[1] Figure of Greek myth: son of Amphiaraus

Son of Amphiaraus and  Eriphyle (Apollod. 3,81; Hes. fr. 198 M-W, cf. 197; traditions, see [1; 2]). He avenged his father with his younger brother Amphilochus by murdering Eriphyle. A. went insane and wandered errat…

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Schachter, Albert (Montreal), Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke (Cologne) and Bodnár, István (Budapest), “Alcmaeon”, 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 19 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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