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Eunomus
(171 words)

(Εὔνομος; Eúnomos).

[German version]

[1] Cup-bearer and relative of king Oeneus

Young cup-bearer and relative of King Oeneus. Hercules punches E. for his clumsiness, killing him, and then goes into voluntary exile in Trachis at the court of King Ceyx (Hellanicus FGrH 4 F 2; Apollod. 2,150).

[German version]

[2] King of Sparta

Spartan king of the clan of the Eurypontids. Perhaps the name was however only inserted on the royal list as a personification of  Eunomia [1]. Hdt. 8,131 pla…

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Bloch, René (Berne), “Eunomus”, 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 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e405250>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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