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Ἔχεμος). A king of Arcadia, who slew, in single combat, Hyllus, the son of Heracles, during the Dorian invasion of the Peloponnesus. As a result of the combat, the Heraclidae (q.v.) were obliged to promise not to repeat their attempt on the Peloponnesus for fifty years (Herod.ix. 26). See Hyllus.

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