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(Τράμβηλος; Trámbēlos). Son of Telamon [1] (Lycoph. 467; Parthenios 26), who is given Theaneira as booty after the capture of Troy (Istros FHG 1,421). Pregnant by Telamon, she escapes and is taken in by king Arion of Miletus, who raises T. as his own son (schol. on Lycoph. 467). Parthenius (loc. cit.) tells of T.' love for Apriate of Lesbos. She spurns him, however, and throws herself into the sea, when T. uses violence (or is thrown into the sea by T.). Parthenius and schol. Lycoph. tell of T.' death, with Parthenius interpreting it as the gods' revenge for Apriate's death: Achi…

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Rausch, Sven, “Trambelus”, 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 18 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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