(Δηιλέων; Dēiléōn). Son of Deimachus of Tricca. With his brothers Autolycus  and Phlogius he took part in the Amazon expedition of Heracles. They remained in Sinope and later returned with the Argonauts to Thessaly (Apoll. Rhod. 2,955-960; Val. Fl. 5,113-115). Other sources name him Demoleon (Plut. Lucullus 23,5; Hyg. Fab. 14,30).
Cite this pageBloch, René (Berne), “Deileon”, 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 03 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e312730>
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