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Ce'phalon

Κεφάλων), called Γεργήθιος or Γεργίθιος from a town in the Cuman territory named Γέργηθες or Γέργιθες. (Strab. xiii. p.589.) He wrote an account of the fortunes of Aeneas after the taking of Troy, called Troica (Τρωικά). His date is unknown, but he is called by Dionysius of Halicarnassus (1.72) συγγραφεὺς παλαιὸς πάνυ. Athenaeus (9.393, d.) calls him Cephalion, and remarks, that the Troica which went under his name, was in reality the work of Hegesianax of Alexandria. (Vossius, de Hist. Graec. p. 412, ed. Westermann.)

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