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Othryoneus
(97 words)

(Ὀθρυονεύς; Othryoneús).

[German version]

[1] Warrior from Cabesus

Warrior from Cabesus, fights at Troy on Priamus' side, for which the latter promises him the hand of his daughter Cassandra. O. is killed by Idomeneus [1] (Hom. Il. 13,363ff., 772; Steph. Byz. s.v. Ἀγάθυρσοι and Καβασσός; Macr. Sat. 5,5,8).

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[2] Teacher from Opus

Teacher from Opus, in whose company Patroclus strikes dead the son of Amphidamas [2] while playing (Alexander Aetolus in schol. Hom. Il. 23,86a1 = CollAlex f…

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Antoni, Silke (Kiel), “Othryoneus”, 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 30 November 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e902550>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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