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Μακαρεύς). A son of Aeolus, who committed incest with his sister Canacé. (See Canacé). Hence Issé, the daughter of Macareus, is called Macareïs. After the suicide of Canacé, Macareus fled to Delphi, where he became the priest of Apollo. His story is told by Ovid in the Heroides, xi.

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