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Scyld, on the other hand, is in the first place probably a mere eponym of the power of the Scylding kings of Denmark.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
Xanthus, however, puts Torrhebus in the place of Tyrsenus, and makes him the eponym of a district in Lydia.
As for this eponym thing, why Saint Augustine called attention to it fifteen hundred years ago.
This, however, as we learn from the Eponym Canon, was not all.
The case is different with Herakles, the patron, eponym, and ancestor of Dorian Hellas.
A PROBLEM IN GREEK ETHICSJOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Eponym, ep′o-nim, n. a mythical personage created to account for the name of a tribe or people: a special title.
And in this respect Herakles was the eponym and patron of an order which existed throughout Doric Hellas.
Sardanapalus, the eponym of Oriental luxury, furnishes a good subject for this style of composition.
The word 'Abram' is merely an eponym—it means 'exalted father.'
As much is suggested by the following entry in an eponym list.

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