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Iphidamas
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(Ἰφιδάμας; Iphidámas). Figure from the Trojan epic cycle, son of  Antenor [1] and Theano. Raised by Cisseus, his maternal grandfather, in Percote in Thrace, he left his home against his wife's wishes in order to assist the Trojans. The slaying of I. and his brother  Coon by  Agamemnon, described in Hom. Il. 11,218-263, was also depicted on the  Cypselus chest (Paus. 5,19,4).

Bibliography

I. Espermann, Theano, Antenor und Antenoriden, 1980, 71-80

P. Wathelet, Dictionnaire des Troyens de l'Iliade, 1988, no. 180.

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Visser, Edzard (Basle), “Iphidamas”, 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 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e526960>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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