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Polyctor
(72 words)

(Πολύκτωρ/Polýktōr).

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[1] Inhabitant of Ithaca

In Hom. Od. 17,207 an inhabitant of Ithaca who took part in the building of the city well.

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[2] Father of Peisander, a suitor of Penelope

Father of Peisander [4].

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[3] Myrmidon

Myrmidon; in Hom. Il. 24,397 Hermes pretends in a conversation with  Priamus to be the latter's seventh son.

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), “Polyctor”, 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 18 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1002110>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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