Haliacmon (mythology)


Haliacmon (mythology)

Haliacmon (or Aliacmon, Ancient Greek: polytonic|Ἁλιάκμων) was in Greek mythology a son of Oceanus and Thetys.cite encyclopedia | last = Schmitz | first = Leonhard | authorlink = | title = Haliacmon | editor = William Smith | encyclopedia = Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology | volume = 2 | pages = 325 | publisher = Little, Brown and Company | location = Boston | year = 1867 | url = http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=moa;cc=moa;idno=acl3129.0002.001;q1=haliacmon;size=l;frm=frameset;seq=335] He was a minor river god in his own right, of the eponymous Haliacmon in Macedonia. [Hesiod, "Theogony" 341] [Strabo, vii. p. 330] In other mythological traditions he was the son of Palaestinus and grandson of Poseidon. [Plutarch, "De Fluv." 11]

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