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Aristomachus
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(Ἀριστόμαχος; Aristómachos).

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[1] Great-grandson of Heracles

Great-grandson of Hercules, son of Cleodaeus (Hdt. 6,52; Apollod. 2,171; Paus. 2,7,6). His attempt to conquer the Peloponnese failed because an oracle was misunderstood. He fell in the battle and the country was conquered by his sons Temenus, Cresphontes and (in the Spar…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), Patzek, Barbara (Wiesbaden) and Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Aristomachus”, 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 07 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e136060>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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