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Aphidas
(148 words)

(Ἀφείδας; Apheídas). Suggestive heroic name, ‘not miserly’.

[German version]

[1] Figure of the Odyssee

Son of Polypemon from Alybas, as whose son Eperitus Odysseus passes himself off (Hom. Od. 24,304).

[German version]

[2] King of Athens

King of Athens, son of Oxyntes; his illegitimate brother kills him (Demon FGrH 327 F 1; Nikolaus FGrH 90 F 48). He is progenitor of the noble family of the Aphidantidae [1].

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[3] King of Tegea

Son of Ar…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Aphidas”, 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 06 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e127130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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