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Calydon
(553 words)

(Καλυδών; Kalydṓn).

[German version]

[1] Eponymous of the Aetolian city of the same name

The eponymous of the Aetolian city of the same name, C. [3], son of  Aetolus and  Pronoe, brother of Pleuron, husband of Aeolia and through her the father of Epicaste and Protogenea (Apollod. 1,58-59). A similar genealogically linked construct in Deimachus (FGrH 65 F 1 = schol. Hom. Il. 217-218 Erbse) where the succession Endymion-Aetol…

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Scherf, Johannes (Tübingen) and Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Calydon”, 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_e607430>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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