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(Λέρνος; Lérnos).

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[1] Aetolian

Aetolian, father of Palaemonius the Argonaut, whose real father was considered to be Hephaestus (Apoll. Rhod. 1,202ff.).

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[2] Argive

Argive, son of Proetus, father of Naubolus, Argonaut (Apoll. Rhod. 1,135).

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[3] King in the region of Lerna

In a euhemeristic interpretation of Heracles' Hydra adventure king in the region of Lerna, whose castle ‘Hydra’ was set o…

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Walde, Christine (Basle), “Lernus”, 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 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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