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by Micha F. Lindemans
The son of Deucalion and Pyrrha, or of Zeus. He is mythical ancestor of the Hellenes or Greeks. Hellen was believed to be the father of the principal nations of Greece. From his sons Aeolus and Dorus sprang the Aeolians and Dorians, and from his son Xuthus came the Achaeans and Ionians.

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