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Memnon
(1,680 words)

(Μέμνων; Mémnon).

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[1] Mythical King of the Ethiopians

Mythical King of the Ethiopians, son of Tithonus and Eos, brother of Emathion (Hes. Theog. 984-5). His entry into Troy as an ally of the Trojans after the death of Penthesilea, his successful single combat with Antilochus, his death at the…

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Scherf, Johannes (Tübingen), Jansen-Winkeln, Karl (Berlin), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Meister, Klaus (Berlin), “Memnon”, 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 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e731450>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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