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(Δάρδανος; Dárdanos).

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[1] Son of Zeus

Son of Zeus, who of all his mortal sons loved this one the most (Hom. Il. 20,215; 304), and either a mortal mother or the Atlantid Electra/Elektryone (Hes. fr. 177/80 MW; Hellanic. FGrH 4 F 23). Eponymous hero of the  Dardani, who lived on Mt Ida, and in Homer are linked with the Trojans and frequently synonymous with them. D. is t…

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Scheer, Tanja (Rome), Harrauer, Christine (Vienna), Inwood, Brad (Toronto), Schwerteck, Hans (Tübingen) and Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover), “Dardanus”, 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 07 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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