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Phereclus
(73 words)

(Φέρεκλος/Phéreklos).

[German version]

[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).

[German version]

[2] Helmsman of Theseus

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

Bibliography

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 06 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e919210>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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