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[1] Son of Apollo and Laothoe

Son of Apollo and Laothoe [2], one of the Argonauts, as a seer also bears the name Idmon [1] (Apoll. Rhod. 1,139). Father of the seers Calchas and Alcmaon (Hom. Il. 1,69; 12,394), also of Theoclymenus (Hyg. Fab. 128), as well as Leucippe and Theone, cf. Hyg. Fab. 190: in this story it is told how T. and his two daughters were driven by a series of remarkable accidents off course to the king Icarus o…

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Goldhahn, Tobias, “Thestor”, 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 10 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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