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Εὐρυσθεύς). Son of Sthenelus and Nicippé. (See Perseus.) He was king of Mycenae, and through the cunning of Heré got power over Heracles, and imposed upon him the celebrated twelve labours. In pursuing the children of Heracles, and attempting to bring about by force their expulsion from Attica, he was defeated and slain in his flight by Hyllus. See Hyllus.

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