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Evander
(586 words)

(Εὔανδρος; Eúandros).

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[1] Mythical founder of the first settlement on the Palatine

Arcadian-Roman hero, according to Paus. 8,43,1ff. the son of Hermes and an Arcadian nymph (Themis, Nicostrate: Plut. Quaest. Rom. 278B-C), or alternatively the prophesying  Carmentis from Pallantium. In Hes. fr. 168MW, he…

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Scheer, Tanja (Rome), Stanzel, Karl-Heinz (Tübingen) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Evander”, 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 13 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e403650>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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