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(Τριόπας/Triópas, also Τρίοψ/Tríops). Mythical figure with no clear characteristic personality, appearing in several genealogies and several regions, which can no longer be brought into consistency even as early as Diod. Sic. 5,61,3. In e.g. Apollod. 1,53 his parents are Poseidon and Canace (Thessalian cycle  of  legends). Phorbas and Euboea are also named as parents, and T. is therefore located at Argos (schol. Eur. Or. 932;  cf. Aug. Civ. 18,8). He also appears as a son of Helios or Rhodos, the eponym of the island (D…

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Rausch, Sven, “Triopas”, 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 14 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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