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Thoas
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(Θόας/Thóas).

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[1] Mythical ruler of Lemnos

Mythical ruler of Lemnos (Hom. Il. 14,230; 23,745), son of Dionysus and Ariadne, brother of Oenopion and Staphylus [1] (Apollod. Epit. 1,9). Through his daughter Hypsipyle (Ov. Ep. 6,114), T. is conne…

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Binder, Carsten (Kiel), Matthaios, Stephanos (Cologne), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Thoas”, 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 13 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1211360>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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