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(Δάμας; Dámas).

[German version]

[1] Hero from Aulis

Hero from Aulis who travelled to Troy with Arcesilaus and was killed there by Aeneas (Q. Smyrn. 8,303-305: Dymas? [1]).


1 P. Vian, Q. Smyrn., 1966.

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[2] Eponymous founder of Damascus in Syria

(Δαμᾶς; Damâs). Eponymous founder of  Damascus in Syria. He accompanied Dionysus to Asia where he …

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Bloch, René (Berne), Meister, Klaus (Berlin) and Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), “Damas”, 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 04 August 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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