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(Πείροος, -ως; Peíroos, -ōs). Son of Imbrasus from Aenus [1], together with Acamas leader of the Thracian treaty partners of the Trojans (Hom. Il. 2,844f.); father of Rhigmus (ibid. 20,484). Killed the Greek Diores [1] and was then killed by Thoas (ibid. 4,517ff.).


P. Wathelet, Dictionnaire des Troyens de l'Iliade, 1988, Nr. 264.

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Stoevesandt, Magdalene (Basle), “Peirous”, 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 21 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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