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Dryas
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(Δρύας; Drýas, ‘man of oak’; ThlL, Onom. s.v.D.).

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[1] Thessalian Lapith

Thessalian Lapith. He was a friend of Peirithous, at whose wedding he fought with the Centaurs (Hom. Il. 1,263; Hes. Sc. 179; Ov. Met. 12,290-315).

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[2] Son of Ares, Thracian

Thracian, a son of Ares. He took part in the Calydonian Hunt (Ov. Met. 8,307). Unlikely to be identical to the D. who …

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Bloch, René (Berne), “Dryas”, 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 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e324640>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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