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(Οὐκαλέγων from  οὐκ ἀλέγων, 'without care', Latin Ucalegon). Member of the Trojan council of elders (Hom. Il. 3,146). In Vergil one of the Trojans whose houses were the first to go up in flames when the city was conquered (Verg. Aen. 2,311 f., taken up in  Juv. 3,198 f.).


F. Bliss, Ucalegon and the Scaean Gate, in: Vergilius 42, 1996, 50-54 

P. Wathelet, Dictionnaire des Troyens de l'Iliade, 1988, Nr. 253.

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Stoevesandt, Magdalene (Basle), “Ucalegon”, 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 16 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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