List of Etruscan names for Greek heroes

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This article is a list of Etruscan names for Greek heroes. It is a partial list of the names given under List of Etruscan mythological figures, with the Greek name placed first.

Achilles
Achle, Achile. Legendary hero of the Trojan War.[1]
Agamemnon
Achmemrun. Legendary king of Mycenaean Greece.[1]
Ajax, son of Telamon and Ajax, son of Oileus
Aivas Tlamunus, Aivas Vilates; also Eivas or Evas.[2]
Amycus
Amuce, Amuche, Amuke. The Greek legendary figure of the Argonauts myth.[3]
Atlas 
Aril.[3]
Actaeon
Ataiun.[3]
Admetus
Atmite.[4]
Adonis
Atunis.[4]
Kallinikos
Calanice. Greek name of Hercle.[4]
Capaneus
Capne, Kapne.[4]
Castor
Castur.[4]
Jason
Easun, Heasun, Heiasun.
Asklepios
Esplace. Legendary healer,[5]
Aitolos
Etule. Confused with his brother, Epeios, who built the Trojan horse.[5]
Eteocles
Evtucle, [Ev]thucle.[5]
Amphiaraus
Hamphiare, Amphare. Legendary seer.[6]
Hercle, Hercele, Herecele, Herkle, Hrcle
Etruscan form of the legendary hero known to the Greeks as Hēraklēs and the Romans as Hercules.[6]
Lynceus
Lunc, Lnche.[7]
Meleager
Meleacr.[8]
Menelaus
Menle. The hero of Trojan War fame.[8]
Nestor
Nestur.[9]
Palamedes
Palmithe, Talmithe.[9]
Patroclus
Patrucle.[9]
Peleus
Pele.[9]
Perseus
Perse, Pherse.[10]
Phaon
Phaun, Faun, Phamu.[10]
Phoinix
Phuinis. The friend of Peleus.[10]
Prometheus
Prumathe.[11]
Pollux
Pultuce, Pulutuce, Pulutuke, Pultuke. One of the mythological twins.[11]
Sisyphus
Sispe, Sisphe. The legendary king.[12]
Daedalus
Taitle.[13]
Teucer 
Techrs. The Trojan War hero.[13]
Telamon
Telmun, Tlamun, Talmun, Tlamu. A legendary Argonaut.[13]
Tiresias
Teriasals, Teriasa. Legendary blind prophet.[13]
Theseus
These.
Dioscuri
Tinas cliniar, "sons of Tina", designating the twins.[14]
Tyndareus
Tuntle.[15]
Tydeus
Tute.[15]
Orpheus
Urphe.[1]
Orestes
Urusthe. The homeric legendary character.[1]
Odysseus
Uthste
Elpenor 
Velparun.[16]
Icarus
Vikare. Son of Taitle.[17]
Iolaos
Vile, Vilae. Nephew of Hercle.[16]

See also

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The Bonfantes (2002), page 192.
  2. The Bonfantes (2002), page 193.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 The Bonfantes (2002), page 194.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 The Bonfantes (2002), page 195.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 The Bonfantes (2002), page 198.
  6. 6.0 6.1 The Bonfantes (2002) page 199.
  7. The Bonfantes (2002), page 200.
  8. 8.0 8.1 The Bonfantes (2002), page 201.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 The Bonfantes (2002), page 202.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 The Bonfantes (2002), page 203.
  11. 11.0 11.1 The Bonfantes (2002) page 204.
  12. The Bonfantes (2002), page 205.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 The Bonfantes (2002), page 206.
  14. Swaddling and Bonafante (2006) page 78.
  15. 15.0 15.1 The Bonfantes (2002), page 208.
  16. 16.0 16.1 The Bonfantes (2002), page 210.
  17. Swaddling & Bonfante page 42.

References

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  • Thulin, Carl (1906). Die Götter des Martianus Capella und der Bronzeleber von Piacenza. Alfred Töpelmann.  A German-language book, downloadable from Google Books.