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(Στάφυλος/Stáphylos from σταφυλή/staphylḗ, 'grape'; Σταφυλίτης/Staphylítēs and Εὐστάφυλος/Eustáphylos are epithets of Dionysus).

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[1] Son of Dionysus and Ariadne

Son of Dionysus and Ariadne (Apollod. 1,9), brother of Oenopion, Thoas and Peparethus, husband of Chrysothemis [1], father of Rhoeo, Molpadia [1] and Parthenus (Diod. 5,62,1), considered the inventor of viticulture (EM 742,48).

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[2] Son of the S…

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Binder, Carsten (Kiel), “Staphylus”, 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 21 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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