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Antenor
(470 words)

(Ἀντήνωρ; Antḗnōr).

[German version]

[1] Son of Hicetaon or Aisyetes

Son of Hicetaon or Aesyetes, Trojan noble. His sons, together with  Aeneas, are leaders of the Trojans (Hom. Il. 2,822). A. is married to the Athena priestess Theano (Hom. Il. 6,299). Because of his justice and wisdom in council he is compared with Nestor; he advises that Helena should be returned (Hom. Il. 7,347 ff.) and observes the law of hospitality with respect to …

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Scheer, Tanja (Rome) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Antenor”, 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 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e123290>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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