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Thestor (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Thestor' (Ancient Greek: Θέστωρ) is a name that may refer to:

  • Thestor, another Trojan, brother of Satnius. They were sons of Enops and a Naiad nymph of the river Satnioeis. Thestor was slain by Patroclus, and Satnius by Ajax the Lesser.[6]
  • Thestor, father of Alcmaon (not to be confused with Alcmaeon). His son fought at Troy and was killed by Sarpedon with a spear.[7]


  1. Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1. 139
  2. Tzetzes, Homeric Allegories, Prologue, 639
  3. Homer, Iliad, 1. 69
  4. Gaius Julius Hyginus, Fabulae, 190
  5. Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy, 3. 229
  6. Homer, Iliad 14. 444; 16. 401
  7. Homer, Iliad, 12. 394
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