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*Xru/sippos), a son of Pelops by the nymph Axioche or by Danaus (Plut. Parall. Hist. Gr. et Rom. 33), and accordingly a stepbrother of Alcathous, Atreus, and Thyestes. While still a boy, he was carried off by king Laius of Thebes, who instructed him in driving a chariot. (Apollod. 3.5.5.) According to others, he was carried off by Theseus during the contests celebrated by Pelops (Hygin. Feb. 271); but Pelops recovered him by force of arms. His step-mother Hippodamieia hated him, and induced her solns Atreus and Thyestes to kill him; whereas, according to another tradition, Chrysippus was killed by his either Pelops himself. (Paus. 6.20.4; Hygin. Flb. 85; Schol. ad Thuc. 1.9.) A second mythical Chrysippus is mentioned by Apollodorus (2.1.5).


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