(Κλεισώνυμος; Kleisṓnymos, ‘Noted with Praise’; also Cleitonymus: Apollod. 3,176). Son of Amphidamas  from Opus in Locria. He was accidentally slain by the young Patroclus in a dispute during an astragalos game, whereupon Patroclus was taken to safety with Peleus (Hom. Il. 23,84-90; Schol. Hom. Il. 12,1).
Cite this pageMichel, Raphael (Basle), “Cleisonymus”, 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 16 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e615690>
First published online: 2006
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