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Anthes, Anthas
(203 words)

(Ἄνθης or Ἄνθας; Ánthēs, Ánthas).

[German version]

[1] Son of Poseidon and Alcyone [1]

Son of Poseidon and  Alcyone [1], the daughter of Atlas. As a child he became lost, but was found by his sister Hypera as cup-bearer in Acastus in Pherae and thus saved (Plut. qu. Gr. 19,295 f.). He founds Anthea, his brother Hyperes (sic) Hyperea; A.'s son Aetius ruled both locations, which were then united under Pelopidas with Troezen (Paus. 2,30,8 f.). In another tradition Anthedonia and Hyperea …

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Anthes, Anthas”, 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 29 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e123450>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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