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(Πέρσης; Pérsēs).

[German version]

[1] Son of the Titan Crius and Eurybea

(or Persaeus [1]: H. Hom. 2,24). Son of the Titan Crius [1] and Eurybea, brother of Astraeus and Pallas (Hes. Theog. 375ff.; Apollod. 1,8), husband of Asteria [2], father of Hecate (Hes. Theog. 409ff.).

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[2] Son of Helios

Son of Helios, brother of Aeetes (Hyg. Fab. 27)…

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Thurmann, Stephanie (Kiel), Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Perses”, 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 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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