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(Δάρης; Dárēs).

[German version]

[1] Trojan priest of Hephaistus

Trojan priest of Hephaistus, whose sons Phegeus and Idaeus start the battle against  Diomedes. Whilst the former is killed by Diomedes, Idaeus is rescued by Hephaistus (Hom. Il. 5,9-26).


G. S. Kirk, The Iliad: A Commentary, vol. 2, 1990, 54

P. Wathelet, Dictionnaire des Troyens de l'Iliade, vol. 1, 1988, 408f.

[German version]

[2] One of Aeneas' companions


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Bloch, René (Berne) and Dingel, Joachim (Hamburg), “Dares”, 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 29 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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