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(Φαίαξ; Phaíax).

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[1] Ancestor of the Phaeaces

Mythical ancestor of the Phaeaces, father of Alcinous [1] and Locrus [3] (Diod. Sic. 4,72,2; differenly: Hom. Od. 7,54ff.; Nausithous [1]).

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[2] Mythical naval officer of Theseus

Mythical naval officer of Theseus, together with Nausithous [3] (Plut. Theseus 17).


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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) and Hünemörder, Christian (Hamburg), “Phaeax”, 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 07 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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