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(Λεοντεύς; Leonteús, ‘lion’).

[German version]

[1] Leader of the Lapiths' contingent at Troy

Son of Coronus. With Polypoetes he leads the contingent of the Lapithae at Troy. Together, they also defend the Greek camp and participate in the funerary games for Patroclus (Hom. Il. 2,745ff.; 12,128ff.; 23,837ff.).


H. W. Stoll, s.v. L., Roscher 2, 1944-1945.

[German version]

[2] Of Lampsacus, student of Epicurus

L. of Lampsacus, one of the most im…

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Michel, Raphael (Basle) and Dorandi, Tiziano (Paris), “Leonteus”, 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 09 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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