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Antimachus
(718 words)

(Ἀντίμαχος; Antímachos).

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[1] Trojan, opponent of Antenor

Trojan, opponent of  Antenor. When, before the war, Menelaus and Odysseus demanded the return of Helen in Troy, he advised, contrary to custom and tradition, killing the envoys (Hom. Il. 3,205; 11,138). Later, bribed by Paris, he prevented the handing over of Helen, then under consideration by the Trojan…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki), Fantuzzi, Marco (Florence) and Selzer, Christoph (Frankfurt/Main), “Antimachus”, 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 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e124320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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