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(Εὐρυδάμας; Eurydámas, ‘the far-conquering’); the name of several heroes, usable in hexameters.

[German version]

[1] Prophesying elderly man

Father of Abas and Polyidus. Aged Trojan who had the gift of prophesying from dreams, but could not foretell the death of his sons by the hand of Diomedes (Hom. Il. 5,148-151 with schol.; Tzetz. Homerica 66).

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[2] Suitor to Penelope

Suitor to Penelope (Hom. Od. 18,297); he was killed by Odys…

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Bloch, René (Berne), “Eurydamas”, 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 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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