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Lycormas
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(Λυκόρμας; Lykórmas). Earlier name of the river Evenus [3] in Aetolia (Str. 7,7,8; 10,2,5). The L. plays a part in the story of the rape of Marpessa [1], the daughter of Evenus by Alcippe (Hom. Il. 9,555ff.; Ov. Met. 2,245; Bacchyl. 15,34).

Bibliography

B. Snell, Bakchylides' Marpessa-Gedicht, in: Hermes 80, 1952, 156-163.

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Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), “Lycormas”, 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 15 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e713800>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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