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Medon
(479 words)

(Μέδων/Médōn).

[German version]

[1] Son of Oileus and Rhene

Illegitimate son of Oileus and Rhene, who led Philoctetes' men to Troy after the latter had to be left on Lemnos (Hom. Il. 2,726ff.). He had killed a member of his stepmother Eriopis' family and thus had to leave his home and flee to Phyl…

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Stenger, Jan (Kiel), Neudecker, Richard (Rome) and Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Medon”, 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 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e728670>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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