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(Περίλαος/Perílaos, Περίλεως/ Períleōs).

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[1] Son of Icarius and Periboea

Son of Icarius [2] and Periboea [1], brother of Penelope (Apollod. 3,126). According to Peloponnesian legend, P. appeared before the Areopagus as the prosecutor of Orestes [1], rather than Tyndareos, who was already dead (Paus. 8,34,2).

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[2] Argive

Argive; a statue depicting him in combat with the Spartan Othryades was displayed in the …

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Perilaus”, 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 17 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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