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(Ἐχέπωλος; Echépōlos, ‘Horse owner’).

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[1] Pelopid

Pelopid, son of an Anchises from Sicyon. He gave Agamemnon the mare Aithe and thus bought his release from the journey to Troy (Hom. Il. 23,296 with schol.)


W. Kullmann, Die Quellen der Ilias, Hermes ES 14, 1960, 261.

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[2] Trojan

A Trojan who was killed by Antilochus (Hom. Il. 4,458).


P. Wathelet, Dictionnaire des Troyens de l'Iliade, vol. 1, 1988, 558-560.

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Bloch, René (Berne), “Echepolus”, 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 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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