(Δαιδαλίων; Daidalíōn). Son of Heosphoros (Lucifer); brother of Ceyx; father of Chione . In his grief for the death of his only daughter, who scorned the beauty of Diana and was killed by her, he throws himself from the peak of Parnassus. Apollo, however, transforms him into a hawk (Ov. Met. 11,291-345; Hyg. Fab. 200). In Paus. 8,4,6 D. is the father of Autolycus .
F. Bömer, Kommentar zu Ov. Met. B. X-XI, 1980, 313.
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Bloch, René (Berne),
Brill’s New Pauly
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