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(Κόων; Kóōn). Trojan, oldest son of  Antenor [1]. In the attempt to avenge his brother  Iphidamas on Agamemnon, C. injures Agamemnon's arm but is killed by him. As a result of the injury, Agamemnon is forced to leave the fight (Hom. Il. 11,248ff.; 19,53). The scene was depicted on the  Cypselus chest (Paus. 5,19,4).


P. Wathelet, Dictionnaire des Troyens de l'Iliade, 1988, no. 196.

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Stoevesandt, Magdalene (Basle), “Coon”, 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 01 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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