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Clytius
(135 words)

(Κλυτίος, Κλύτιος; Klytíos, Klýtios).

[German version]

[1] Giant

Giant, who was killed either by Hecate with flaming torches or by Hephaestus with red-hot irons (Apollod. 1,37).

[German version]

[2] Son of Alcmaeon and Arsinoe [I 3]

Son of Alcmaeon and  Arsinoe [I 3]; grandson of Amphiaraus (Apollod. 3,87; Paus. 6,17,6). The soothsaying family of the  Clyti(a)dae in Elis can be traced back to C. (Cic. Div. 1,91).

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Frey, Alexandra (Basle), “Clytius”, 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 24 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e617420>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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