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Machaon (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Machaon was a son of Asclepius. With Polidarius, his brother, he led an army from Thessaly (or possibly Messenia) in the Trojan War on the side of the Greeks. Machaon (or his brother) healed Philoctetes during the battle.

He was buried in Gerenia in Messenia, where he was worshipped by the people.

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