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Headword: Πυλαιμένης
Adler number: pi,3164
Translated headword: Pylaimenes, Pylaemenes
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
Πυλαιμένης: ὄνομα κύριον.
That of a minor character in the Iliad of Homer. King of the Paphlagonian Enetoi, he fights on the Trojan side (2.851-55), and dies in 5.576-79 -- but then appears alive in 13.643-59, "a famous inconsistency in ancient criticism" (Emily Kearns in OCD4 s.v.).
Keywords: definition; epic; geography; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 October 2001@03:28:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 31 October 2001@00:23:45.
David Whitehead on 30 June 2004@07:18:20.
David Whitehead on 23 October 2013@09:53:29.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2014@07:26:03.


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