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(Χρύσιππος; Chrýsippos).

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[1] Favourite son of Pelops

Favourite son of  Pelops from his first marriage with the nymph Axioche (schol. Pind. Ol. 1,89, schol. Eur. Or. 4) or Danais (Plut. Mor. 313E). Two tales are associated with him: Zeus (Praxilla 3,6 Edmonds = Ath. 13 p. 603a) or  Laeus, C.'s teacher in chariot driving (thus presumably in the ‘C.’ of Eurip…

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Scheer, Tanja (Rome), Inwood, Brad (Toronto), Nutton, Vivian (London), Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen) and Montanari, Franco (Pisa), “Chrysippus”, 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 25 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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