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Homeric world (3)

Greeks of the Homeric Catalogue of Ships

Trojan War

The city of Orneiae participated in the Trojan War and is listed in the Homeric Catalogue of Ships (Il. 2.571).


Heroes

Peteos

Peteos, a son of Orneus, and father of Menestheus, was expelled from Athens by Aegeus, and is said to have gone to Phocis, where he founded the town of Stiris. (Hom. Il. ii. 552, iv. 338; Apollod. iii. 10.8; Paus. ii. 25.5, x. 35. 5; Plut. Thes. 32.)


Greek leaders in the Trojan War

Menestheus

Menestheus. The son of Peteos, who seized the government of Attica, while Theseus pined away in the nether world, and commanded the Athenians before Troy, where he fell.


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