ALCATHOEA (ἀλκαθοῖα), games
celebrated at Megara, in commemoration of the Eleian hero Alcathoos, son of
Pelops, who had killed a lion which had destroyed Euippus, son of king
Megareus. (Pind. Isthm. 8.148; Paus.
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities. William Smith, LLD. William Wayte. G. E. Marindin. Albemarle Street, London. John Murray. 1890.