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(Μύνης; Mýnēs).

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[1] Ruler of a city in the Troad

Mythological ruler of a city in the Troad, during the destruction of which the husband of Briseis was killed by  Achilles (Hom. Il. 19,296). He is probably identical with the son of Euenus, the brother of Epistrophus (Hom. Il. 2,692).

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[2] Progenitor of the Attic dynasty

Mythological progenitor of the Attic dynasty, father of Pedias, the wife of king Cranaus (Apollod. 3,186).

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), “Mynes”, 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 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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