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Makedon
Macedon
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Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Makedon
MAKEDON ΜακεδώνI. Makedon (‘Macedonian’) is the eponymous hero of the inhabitants of Mace-donia in northern Greece. Macedonia and Macedonians figure in both Apocrypha and NT.II. Macedonians particularly need an eponym (→Thessalos), as Macedonia had only marginal claims to Greek status before the conquests
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Volumes I–III
MACEDON
MA′CEDON (Μακεδών), a son of Zeus and Thyia, and a brother of Magnes, from whom Macedonia was believed to have derived its name. (Steph. Byz. s. v. Μακεδονία.)[L. S.]