A.born besides, of superfetation, Hp.Vict.1.31.
II.. as Subst., ἐπίγονοι, οἱ, offspring, posterity, A.Th.903 (lyr.); breed, of bees, prob. in X.Oec.7.34.
2.. οἱ Ἐπίγονοι the Afterborn, sons of the chiefs who fell in the first war against Thebes, title of Cyclic Epic ascribed to Homer, Hdt.4.32, cf. Pi.P.8.42, D.S.4.66,etc.
b.. of the Heraclids, Hecat.30J.
c.. descendants of the successors to Alexander's dominions, περὶ Ἀλεξάνδρου καὶ τῶν διαδόχων καὶ ἐ., title of work by Nymphis, Suid. s.v. Νύμφις, cf. D.S.1.3, D.H.1.6, Str.15.3.24; τῷ Ἐπιγόνου κούρῳ, of Antigonus Gonatas, BMus.Inscr. 797.8 (Cnidus).
d.. corps of barbarian youths in Alexander's army, Arr.An.7.6.1.
b.. issue of second marriage, Poll.3.25.