Helicaon

Summary

In Greek mythology Helicaon or Helikaon (Ancient Greek: Ἑλικάων) was a Trojan warrior and son of the elder Antenor[1] and the priestess Theano. He was the brother of Crino,[2] and numerous sons, including Acamas,[3][4] Agenor,[5][6] Antheus,[7] Archelochus,[8][9] Coön,[10] Demoleon,[11] Eurymachus,[12] Glaucus,[13] Iphidamas,[14] Laodamas,[15][16] Laodocus,[17] Medon,[18] Polybus,[5][19] and Thersilochus.[18]

Helicaon's wife Laodice,[20] daughter of Priam, fell in love with Acamas.

Eponym

Notes

  1. ^ Homer, Iliad 3.123
  2. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 10.27.4
  3. ^ Apollodorus, Epitome 3.34; Homer, Iliad 2.823, 11.60 & 12.100
  4. ^ Tzetzes, John (2015). Allegories of the Iliad. Translated by Goldwyn, Adam; Kokkini, Dimitra. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library. pp. 61, Prologue 806-807, p. 219, 11.44-46. ISBN 978-0-674-96785-4.
  5. ^ a b Tzetzes, John (2015). Allegories of the Iliad. Translated by Goldwyn, Adam; Kokkini, Dimitra. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library. pp. 219, 11.44-46. ISBN 978-0-674-96785-4.
  6. ^ Homer, Iliad 11.59, 21.545 & 579
  7. ^ Tzetzes on Lycophron, Alexandra 134
  8. ^ Apollodorus, Epitome 3.34; Homer, Iliad 2.823, 12.100 & 14.464
  9. ^ Tzetzes, John (2015). Allegories of the Iliad. Translated by Goldwyn, Adam; Kokkini, Dimitra. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library. pp. 61, Prologue 806-807. ISBN 978-0-674-96785-4.
  10. ^ Homer, Iliad 11.248 & 256, 19.53
  11. ^ Homer, Iliad 20.395
  12. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 10.27.3
  13. ^ Virgil, Aeneid 6.484; Apollodorus, Epitome 5.21; Dictys Cretensis, Trojan War Chronicle 4.7; Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 10.27.3
  14. ^ Homer, Iliad 11.221 & 261; Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 4.36.4 & 5.19.4
  15. ^ Homer, Iliad 15.516
  16. ^ Tzetzes, John (2015). Allegories of the Iliad. Translated by Goldwyn, Adam; Kokkini, Dimitra. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library. pp. 283, 15.193. ISBN 978-0-674-96785-4.
  17. ^ Homer, Iliad 4.87
  18. ^ a b Virgil, Aeneid 6.484
  19. ^ Homer, Iliad 11.59
  20. ^ Homer, Iliad 3.123
  21. ^ "30942 Helicaon (1994 CX13)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 4 July 2018.

References

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