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Teuthras
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(Τεύθρας; Teúthras). Possibly a son of Midius and Arge (IG XI 4,1207); he rules as eponymous king over Teuthrania (Apollod. 2,147) or Mysia (Plut. De fluviis 21,4). The figure of T. is most prominent in connexion with Auge [2] and Telephus [1] (Paus. 8,4,9 with a reference to Hecataeus). Ancient sources (additionally: Apollod. 3,103 f.; Diod.  Sic. 4,33) agree that T. marries Auge, who has been exposed, and raises her son (otherwise: Hyg. Fab. 100; Plut. ibid.  21,4). Plutarch tells that T. kills a…

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Krebs, Christopher, “Teuthras”, 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 02 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1205870>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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