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In Greek mythology, the name Thessalus /ˈθɛsələs/ is attributed to the following individuals, all of whom were considered possible eponyms of Thessaly.

Thessalus, son of Haemon,[1] son of Chlorus,[2] son of Pelasgus.[3]

Thessalus, son of Poseidon and one of the reputed father of Minyas, founder of Minyan Orchomenus.[4]

Thessalus, son of Jason and Medea, the twin of Alcimenes and older brother of Tisandrus. He escaped being murdered by his mother and, after the death of Acastus, became king of Iolcus.[5]

Thessalus, son of Heracles and Chalciope. He was the father of Antiphus, Pheidippus and Nesson.[6]

Notes

Strabo, Geographica 9.5.23
Stephanus of Byzantium, Ethnica s.v. Haimonia
Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 3.1089
Scholia on Pindar, Olympian Odes 14.5
Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca historica 4.54.1 & 55.3

Homer, Iliad 2.679; Apollodorus, 2.7.8; Strabo, Geographica 9.5.23

References

Apollodorus, The Library with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1921. ISBN 0-674-99135-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
Diodorus Siculus, The Library of History translated by Charles Henry Oldfather. Twelve volumes. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann, Ltd. 1989. Vol. 3. Books 4.59–8. Online version at Bill Thayer's Web Site
Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica. Vol 1-2. Immanel Bekker. Ludwig Dindorf. Friedrich Vogel. in aedibus B. G. Teubneri. Leipzig. 1888–1890. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
Homer, The Iliad with an English Translation by A.T. Murray, Ph.D. in two volumes. Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1924. ISBN 978-0674995796. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
Homer, Homeri Opera in five volumes. Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1920. ISBN 978-0198145318. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
Stephanus of Byzantium, Stephani Byzantii Ethnicorum quae supersunt, edited by August Meineike (1790-1870), published 1849. A few entries from this important ancient handbook of place names have been translated by Brady Kiesling. Online version at the Topos Text Project.
Strabo, The Geography of Strabo. Edition by H.L. Jones. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann, Ltd. 1924. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
Strabo, Geographica edited by A. Meineke. Leipzig: Teubner. 1877. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.


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