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date: 01 December 2022

Astyanaxlocked

Astyanaxlocked

  • Herbert Jennings Rose
  •  and Jenny March

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Astyanax or Scamandrius, (Il. 6. 402), young son of *Hector and *Andromache. At the capture of Troy he was flung from the walls by *Neoptolemus (1) (Little Iliad fr. 20 Davies) or killed by Odysseus (Iliu Persis). His death is a major motif of Euripides' Trojan Women.

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  • Greek Myth and Religion

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