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Kameiros

KAMIROS (Ancient city) RHODES
Three grandsons of Helios and the nymph Rhodos, daughter of Aphrodite, were the eponymous heroes of the three ancient cities, Ialysos and Kameiros on the W coast and Lindos on the E.

Cameirus (Kameiros), a son of Cercaphus and Cydippe, and a grandson of Helios. The town of Cameiros, in Rhodes, is said to have derived its name from him. (Diod. v. 57; Pind. Ol. vii. 135, with the Schol.; Eustath. ad Hom.)

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