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Elatus
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(Ἔλατος; Élatos, ‘spruce man’). Name of several mythical figures.

[German version]

[1] Centaur

Centaur, pierced by Hercules' poisoned arrow, which simultaneously wounded  Chiron (Apollod. 2,85).

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[2] Prince of the Lapiths in Larisa

Prince of the Lapiths in Larisa. He was the father of the Argonaut Polyphemus (Schol. Apoll. Rhod. 1,40-41; Apollod. 1,113) and of  Caeneus/Caenis (Hyg. Fab. 1…

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Bloch, René (Berne), “Elatus”, 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 24 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e328490>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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