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Hyllus
(747 words)

(Ὕλλος; Hýllos).

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[1] Son of Heracles and Deianira

Son of  Heracles and  Deianira; brother of Macaria. Ctesippus, Glenos and Oneites (Hes. fr. 25,19 M-W; Apollod. 2,165 Wagner) or Gleneus and Odites (Diod. Sic. 4,37,1) have been named as his brothers and Euaichme (Hes. fr. 251b M-W) as his daughter. Heracles asks him to burn his body on a pyre on Mount Oeta a…

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Scherf, Johannes (Tübingen), Michel, Simone (Hamburg) and Kaletsch, Hans (Regensburg), “Hyllus”, 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 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e519210>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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