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Schedius

Schedius (Σχεδίος) was a name attributed to four individuals in Greek mythology.

  • Schedius was the son of Iphitus by Hippolyte or Thrasybule and brother of Epistrophus.[1][2] He was counted among the suitors of Helen.[3] In the Iliad, he and his brother lead the Phocians on the side of the Achaeans in the Trojan War,[4] Schedius being commander of ten ships out of forty brought by both brothers.[1] He was killed when Hector threw a spear at Ajax, who dodged it.[5]
  • Schedius, son of Perimedes, was a leader of the Phocians. He was killed by Hector.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b Hyginus, Fabulae, 97
  2. ^ Tzetzes, Homeric Allegories, Prologue, 540–541
  3. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. 10. 8
  4. ^ Homer, Iliad, 2. 517
  5. ^ Homer, Iliad, 17. 306–311
  6. ^ Homer, Iliad, 15. 515
  7. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, Epitome of Book 4, 7. 27
  8. ^ Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy, 10. 87
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