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Hippŏtes

Ἱππότης).


1.

The father of Aeolus (q.v.).


2.

Son of Phylas by a daughter of Iolaüs, and hence a great-grandson of Heracles. He was banished for ten years because of his having killed the prophet Carnus during the invasion of the Peloponnesus by the Heraclidae. As an expiation for this murder, the Spartans are said to have established the festival of the Carnea (q.v.).

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