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(Πύθων/Pýthōn).

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[1] Dragon killed by Apollo near Delphi

An enormous dragon killed by Apollo near Delphi with his arrows. The oldest version of the story is offered by H. Hom. 3,300-374: Apollo overcomes a …

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Junk, Tim (Kiel), Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld), Hurschmann, Rolf (Hamburg) and Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Python”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 20 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1016340>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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