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Εὐέλθων, (king of Salamis in Cyprus. When Arcesilaus III. was driven from Cyrene in an attempt to recover the royal privileges, probably about B. C. 529 or 528 [see vol. i. p. 477], his mother Pheretima fled to the court of Evelthon, and pressed him with the most persevering entreaties for an army to enforce her son's restoration. The king at last sent her a golden spindle and distaff, saying that such were the more appropriate presents for women. (Her. 4.162, 5.104; Polyaen. 8.47.)


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