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Palaemon may refer to:

In Greek mythology:
  • Palaemon, epithet of Heracles
    Heracles
    Heracles ,born Alcaeus or Alcides , was a divine hero in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, foster son of Amphitryon and great-grandson of Perseus...

  • Palaemon, son of Heracles by either Autonoe or Iphinoe
  • Palaemon, the name that Melicertes
    Melicertes
    In Greek mythology, Melicertes is the son of the Boeotian prince Athamas and Ino, daughter of Cadmus....

     received upon deification
  • Palaemon, one of the Argonauts
    Argonauts
    The Argonauts ) were a band of heroes in Greek mythology who, in the years before the Trojan War, accompanied Jason to Colchis in his quest to find the Golden Fleece. Their name comes from their ship, the Argo, which was named after its builder, Argus. "Argonauts", therefore, literally means...

    , son of Aetolus
    Aetolus, son of Endymion
    Aetolus was, in Greek mythology, a son of Endymion, grandson of Deucalion, and the nymph Neïs, or Iphianassa. According to Pausanias, his mother was called Asterodia, Chromia, or Hyperippe. He was married to Pronoe, by whom he had two sons, Pleuron and Calydon. His brothers were Paeon, Epeius, and...

     - not to be confused with Palaemonius, son of Hephaestus
    Hephaestus
    Hephaestus was a Greek god whose Roman equivalent was Vulcan. He is the son of Zeus and Hera, the King and Queen of the Gods - or else, according to some accounts, of Hera alone. He was the god of technology, blacksmiths, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metals, metallurgy, fire and volcanoes...

     and also an Argonaut
  • Palaemon, a son of Priam
    Priam
    Priam was the king of Troy during the Trojan War and youngest son of Laomedon. Modern scholars derive his name from the Luwian compound Priimuua, which means "exceptionally courageous".- Marriage and issue :...



Historical figures:
  • Remmius Palaemon
    Remmius Palaemon
    Quintus Remmius Palaemon was a Roman grammarian and a native of Vicentia. He lived during the reigns of Emperors Tiberius and Claudius.From Suetonius we learn that he was originally a slave who obtained his freedom and taught grammar at Rome. Suetonius preserves several anecdotes of his profligate...

    , the ancient Roman grammarian
  • Teacher of Saint Pachomius
    Pachomius
    Saint Pakhom , also known as Pachome and Pakhomius , is generally recognized as the founder of Christian cenobitic monasticism. In the Coptic churches his feast day is celebrated on May 9...


  • Palaemon (genus)
    Palaemon (genus)
    Palaemon is a genus of shrimp of the family Palaemonidae, containing the following species:*Palaemon adspersus Rathke, 1837*Palaemon affinise H. Milne-Edwards, 1837*Palaemon capensis Palaemon is a genus of shrimp of the family Palaemonidae, containing the following species:*Palaemon adspersus...

    , a genus of shrimp