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Greeks of the Homeric Catalogue of Ships

Trojan War

The island of Nisyrus participated in the Trojan War under the leadership of Pheidippus and Antiphus and is listed in the Homeric Catalogue of Ships (Il. 2.676).


Greek leaders in the Trojan War

Antiphus

And they that held Nisyrus and Crapathus and Casus and Cos, the city of Eurypylus, and the Calydnian isles, these again were led by Pheidippus and Antiphus, the two sons of king Thessalus, son of Heracles. And with them were ranged thirty hollow ships.


Antiphus (Antiphos). A son of Thessalus, and one of the Greek heroes at Troy. He and his brother Pheidippus joined the Greeks with thirty ships, and commanded the men of Carpathos, Casos, Cos, and other islands (Hom. Il. ii. 675, &c.). According to Hyginus (Fab. 97) he was a son of Mnesylus and Chalciope. Four other mythical personages of this name are mentioned in Hom. Il. ii. 846, Od. ii. 19, xvii. 68; Apollod. i. 7.3.


Pheidippus

And they that held Nisyrus and Crapathus and Casus and Cos, the city of Eurypylus, and the Calydnian isles, these again were led by Pheidippus and Antiphus, the two sons of king Thessalus, son of Heracles. And with them were ranged thirty hollow ships.


Pheidippus: Perseus Project index


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