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(Φαῖστος; Phaȋstos).

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[1] Mythical king of Sicyon

Mythical king of Sicyon, son Rhopalus the son of Heracles [1]; establishes divine worship of Heracles; because of an oracle emigrates to Crete, where the city of P. [4] is named after him (Paus. 2,6,6f.).

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[2] Ally of the Trojans in the Trojan War

Ally of the Trojans in the Trojan War, son of Borus from Tarne in Lydia, killed by  Idomeneu…

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari) and Hiesel, Gerhard (Freiburg), “Phaestus”, 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 15 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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