) or Oïcleus
). The son of Antiphates, grandson of Melampus
and father of Amphiaraüs, of Argos. He is also called a son of Amphiaraüs,
or a son of Mantius, the brother of Antiphates. Oïcles accompanied Heracles on his
expedition against Laomedon of Troy, and was there slain in battle. According to other
traditions, he returned home from the expedition, and dwelt in Arcadia, where he was visited
by his grandson Alcmaeon , and where his tomb was shown.