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Salmōneus (trisyl. ), ĕos, m., = Σαλμωνεύς,
I.a son of Æolus, brother of Sisyphus, who imitated lightning with burning torches, and was on that account hurled into Tartarus by a thunderbolt from Jupiter, Hyg. Fab. 60; 61; 250; Verg. A. 6, 585 Serv.; Claud. in Rufin. 2, 514; Epigr. ap. Sphaer. Archim. 18.—Hence, Salmōnis , ĭdis, f., = Σαλμωνίς, Tyro, a daughter of Salmoneus, mother of Neleus and Pelias by Neptune, who assumed the form of Enipeus, Prop. 3, 19 (4, 18), 13; 1, 13, 21; Ov. Am. 3, 6, 43; Hyg. Fab. 157.
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