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Callinicus
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(Καλλίν(ε)ικος; Kallín(e)ikos: ‘The noble victor’).

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[1] Epithet of Heracles

Epithet of  Heracles (Eur. Herc. 582; Aristid. Or. 40.15; OGIS 53; Iscrizioni di Cos ED 180,28ff.; SEG 28.616), according to Archil. fr. 324 IEG in a hymn used as a victory song in Olympia (Pind. Ol. 9,1ff. with schol.; according to schol. Aristoph. Av. 1764 composed in Paros: cf. IG XII5, 234); probably first used for Heracles as a victorious warrior (cf. the aet…

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Willi, Andreas (Basle), Bowie, Ewen (Oxford) and Berger, Albrecht (Berlin), “Callinicus”, 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 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e606710>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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