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Coroebus
(410 words)

(Κόροιβος; Kóroibos).

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[1] Hero founder of Tripodiscus in the Megaris

Hero founder of Tripodiscus in the Megaris. The legend is told in Callim. Fr. 26-31 in connection with an Argive aition according to the local historians Agias and Dercylus (FGrH 305 F 8 to) [1]:  Linus, the son of Apollo and  Psamathe, is torn apart by dogs, and Psamathe is killed by her father  Crotopus. As a punishment Apollo sends a child-murderin…

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Ambühl, Annemarie (Groningen) and Höcker, Christoph (Kissing), “Coroebus”, 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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e620540>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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