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(Πολύδωρος/Polýdōros, Lat. Polydorus).

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[1] King of Thebes, son of Cadmus

King of Thebes, son of Cadmus [1] and Harmonia (Hes. Theog. 978; Eur. Phoen. 8; Hyg. Fab. 179), husband of Nyctis who was one of Nycteus' daughters (Apollod. 3,40). A…

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Binder, Carsten (Kiel), Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), Cobet, Justus (Essen) and Meister, Klaus (Berlin), “Polydorus”, 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 26 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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