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Εὔρυτος (εὖ, ἐρύω, ‘Drawer of the Bow’): Eurytus.—(1) son of Actor (or of Poseidon) and Molione, brother of Cteatus (see Ἀκτορίων), with his brother an ally of Augēas against Nestor and the Pylians, Il. 2.621, Il. 11.709 ff.—(2) son of Melaneus and Stratonice, king of Oechalia, father of Iole and Iphitus. A celebrated archer, he challenged Apollo to a contest, and was slain by the god, Od. 8.204 ff. Odysseus received the bow of Eurytus from his son Iphitus, Od. 21.32 ff.
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