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Sthĕnĕlus , i, m., = Σθένελος.
I. King of Mycenœ, son of Perseus, and father of Eurystheus, Hyg. Fab. 244.—
II. King of the Ligurians, father of Cycnus, who was changed into a swan, and who, from his father, is called proles Stheneleïa, Ov. M. 2, 367; cf. sqq.—
III. One of the Epigoni, charioteer of Diomede at the siege of Troy, and one of those shut up in the wooden horse, Verg. A. 2, 261; Hor. C. 1, 15, 24; 4, 9, 20.—
IV. A Rutulian, slain by Pallas, Verg. A. 10, 388.—Hence.
A. Sthĕnĕlēĭus , a, um, adj., Stheneleian.
(α). (Acc. to I.) Eurystheus, Ov. M. 9, 273: “hostis,” i. e. Eurystheus, id. H. 9, 25.—
(β). (Acc. to II.) Proles, i. e. Cycnus, Ov. M. 2, 367.—
B. Sthĕnĕlēis , ĭdis, adj. f., Stheneleian: “volucris,” i. e. Cycnus, Ov. M. 12, 581.
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