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Hippasus
(555 words)

(Ἵππασος; Híppasos). Name often used in epic texts for figures lacking any further characterization, particularly common in patronymic information about less important heroes. Esp. interesting in this context are [1] - [4]:

[German version]

[1] Father of Actor, the Argonaut

 Father of Actor, the Argonaut (Apoll. Rhod. 1,112; Hyg. Fab. 14).

[German version]

[2] Father of Charops

 Fath…

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Visser, Edzard (Basle) and Riedweg, Christoph (Zürich), “Hippasus”, 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 12 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e514070>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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