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(Αἵμων; Haímōn, ‘skilful’), name of heroes.

[German version]

[1] Eponym of the Thess. Haemones

Eponym of the Thessalian Haemones, son of  Pelasgus, father of  Thessalus (Rhianus of Bene, FGrH 265 F 30), or son of Zeus and Melia (IG IX 2, 582: 1st cent. BC, Larisa [1]), or son of Ares (Schol. Apoll. Rhod. 2,527e).

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[2] Founder of Haemonia…

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Dräger, Paul (Trier) and Funke, Peter (Münster), “Haemon”, 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 01 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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