（Ἔχετος). A king of Epirus whose daughter
Metopé or Amphissa yielded to the solicitations of her lover Aechmodicus. As a
punishment, Echetus blinded her and caused Aechmodicus to be castrated (Odyss.
xviii. 85; xxi. 308).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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