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Epigoni
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(ἐπίγονοι; epígonoi, ‘future generations’, ‘descendants’).

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[1] Second generation of successors of Alexander [4] the Great

Second generation of successors of Alexander [4] the Great in regions of the former Alexandrian Empire. Regarding the term Epigoni, see  Diadochi and Epigoni.

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[2] Early Greek epic

Lost early Greek epic (only one hexameter certain to belong to it has survived, and that is the intr…

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Eder, Walter (Berlin) and Latacz, Joachim (Basle), “Epigoni”, 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 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e332110>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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