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Didymarchus
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(Διδύμαρχος; Didýmarchos). Author of ‘Metamorphoses’ in at least three books, which seem to have included the  Battus myth. Rather than a heavenly origin for Pan he prefers the version with Pan as the son of  Gaia (Theoc. schol. 1, 3-4).

Bibliography

SH 20 & 175

U. v. Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Antigonos von Karystos, 1881, 172, n. 5.

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Selzer, Christoph (Frankfurt/Main), “Didymarchus”, 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 17 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e317340>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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