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Suggestive heroic name: ‘Defender’. As such it is assigned to three figures, who are difficult to differentiate from each other.

[German version]

[1] Son of Ormenos, domiciled in Eleon

Son of Ormenus, domiciled in Eleon in Boeotia, whom Autolycus robbed of a famous leather helmet (Hom. Il. 10,266; cf. 2,500; Pherec. fragment 38a FHG 4, 638).

[German version]

[2] Likewise son of Ormenus, father of Phoenix

Likewise son of Ormenu…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Amyntor”, 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 14 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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