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Pelops
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(Πέλοψ; Pélops).

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[1] Son of Tantalus

Son of Tantalus (Cypria fragment 13 EpGF; in Hyg. Fab. 82 from his liaison with Dione), husband of Hippodamia [1], father of Atreus, Thyestes, Pittheus and other children (Pind. O. 1,88f. with schol.). P.'s original homeland was Asia Minor (cf. Pind. Ol. 1,24; Hdt. 7,8).  P.'s father Tantalus chops him into pieces, cooks…

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Stenger, Jan (Kiel), Ameling, Walter (Jena), Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum) and Nutton, Vivian (London), “Pelops”, 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 09 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e912770>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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