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Λαέρτης). King of Ithaca, son of Acrisius, husband of Anticlea, and father of Odysseus, who is hence called Laertiades. Some writers call Odysseus the son of Sisyphus. (See Anticlea.) Laertes took part in the Calydonian hunt, and in the expedition of the Argonauts. He was still alive when Odysseus returned to Ithaca, after the fall of Troy. See Odysseus.

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