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Sthenelus
(387 words)

(Σθένελος/Sthénelos).

[German version]

[1] Son of Actor

Son of Actor, takes part in Heracles' [1] campaign against the Amazons, during which he is killed on the Paphlagonian coast. There S. appears in full armour to the passing Argonauts, who, prompted by Mopsus, sacrifice to him (Apoll. Rhod. 2,911-927 with schol.; Promathidas FGrH 430 F 4-5; Val. Fl. 5,87-100).

[German version]

[2] Son of Androgeos

Son…

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Eiben, Susanne (Kiel) and Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), “Sthenelus”, 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 11 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1122940>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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