(Γραικός; Graikós). According to Hes. fr. 5, 3 M.-W., the son of Zeus and Pandora (or the brother of Latinus, though according to Theog. 1013 the latter's mother is Circe) and the eponymous hero of the Greeks before they acquired the name Hellenes from Hellen. The name suggests an Illyrian origin .
1 Chantraine, s.v. G., 234.
P. Dräger, Untersuchungen zu den Frauenkatalogen Hesiods, 1997, 27-42.
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Visser, Edzard (Basle),
Brill’s New Pauly
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