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Αὐτεσίων), a son of Tisamenus, grandson of Thersander, and great-grandson of Polyneices. He is called the father of Theras and Argeia, by the latter of whom Aristodemus became the father of Eurysthenes and Procles. He was a native of Thebes, where he had succeeded his father as king, but at the command of an oracle he went to Peloponnesus and joined the Dorians. (Apollod. 2.8.2; Paus. 3.15.4, 3.3, 9.5.8; Hdt. 4.147, 6.52; Strab. viii. p.347.)


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