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Chromis
(125 words)

(Χρόμις; Chrómis).

[German version]

[1] Ally of the Trojans

Son of Arsinous (Apollod. Epit. 3,35); ally of the Trojans. With Ennomus leader of the Mysians (Hom. Il. 2,858; 17,218; 494; 534; Dictys 2,35). C. is then either ‘forgotten’ in the portrayal of the river battle (Hom. Il. 21) or replaced by Asteropaeus [1]. At a later time he is regarded as propator of the Mysian Abbaetae [2].

Bibliography

1 W. Kullmann, Die Quellen der Ilias, 1960, 175.

2 P. Weiss, s.v. C., LIMC 3.1, 275 no. 1.

K. Jachmann, De…

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Bloch, René (Berne), “Chromis”, 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 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e233730>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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