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Pandocus
(74 words)

(Πάνδοκος; Pándokos).

[German version]

[1] Trojan

Trojan, wounded by the Telamonian Aias [1] (Hom. Il. 11,490).

[German version]

[2] Father of Palaestra

Father of Palaestra who was loved by Hermes. P. lived at a crossroads and killed the wanderers staying with him, for which he was killed by Hermes at Palaestra's request. The guesthouses are called after him pandokeîa ('accepting everyone'; Serv. Aen. 8,138; EM 647,56).

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), “Pandocus”, 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 24 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e905660>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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