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πλείστας ἀνὴρ εἷς: cp. O. C.563 n.

ἔγημε does not necessarily denote wedlock: Eur. Tro.44(of Cassandra) “γαμεῖ βιαίως σκότιον Ἀγαμέμνων λέχος.— δή”=“ἤδη”: Soph. O. T.968 n.

The legendary loves of Heracles were as numerous as the local myths which claimed Heracleid <*>escent for clans or houses. Thus his bride Megara connected him with Thebes; Astydameia, with Thessaly; Astyochè, with Epeirus; Epicastè, with Elis; Parthenopè, with Arcadia; Chalciopè, with Cos; the Thespiades, with Sardinia; and so forth. The number of his sons finally grew to about seventy, whose mothers are enumerated by Apollodorus (2. 7. 8).

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