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Iphicles

3. A son of Phylacus, and grandson of Deion and Clymene, or, according to others, a son of Cephalus and Clymene, the daughter of Minyas. He was married to Diomedeia or Astyoche, and was the father of Podarcesand Protesilaus. (Hom. Il. 2.705, 13.698; Apollod. 1.9.12; Paus. 4.36.2; 10.29.2; Hyg. Fab. 103.) He was, like the two other Iphicles, one of the Argonauts, and possessed large herds of oxen, which he gave to Melampus, who had given him a favourable prophecy respecting his progeny. (Hom. Il. 2.705, Od. 11.289, &c.) He was also celebrated for his swiftness in racing, by which he won the prize at the funeral games of Pelias, but in those of Amarynceus he was conquered by Nestor. (Paus. 5.17.4, 36.2. 10.29.2; Hom. Il. 23.636.)

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