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[1] Trojan Troianer

Trojan, son of Tecton ('master builder') and grandson of Harmon ('joiner'); he constructed the ships which Paris used to kidnap Helen [1]; he was killed by Meriones  (Hom. Il. 5,59ff.; Ov. Epist. 16,22).

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[2] Helmsman of Theseus

Theseus’ helmsman on his journey to Crete (Simon. 550b PMG).


P. Wathelet, Dictionnaire des Troyens de l'Iliade, 1988, Nr. 334.

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Stoevesandt, Magdalene (Basle), “Phereclus”, 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 03 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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