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The son of Perseus and Andromeda, king of Mycenae, and husband of Nicippe, by whom he became the father of Alcinoë, Medusa, and Eurystheus.


The son of Androgeos, and grandson of Minos. He accompanied Heracles from Paros on his expedition against the Amazons, and, together with his brother Alcaeus, he was appointed by Heracles ruler of Thasos.


The son of Actor, likewise a companion of Heracles in his expedition against the Amazons.


The son of Capaneus and Evadné, was one of the Epigoni, by whom Thebes was taken, and commanded the Argives under Diomedes in the Trojan War, being the faithful friend and companion of Diomedes.


The father of Cycnus, who was metamorphosed into a swan. Hence we find the swan called by Ovid Stheneleïa volucris and Stheneleïa proles.


A tragic poet, contemporary with Aristophanes, who attacked him in the Wasps.

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