), one of the seven heroes that undertook the expedition against Thebes.
He is sometimes called a son of Ares or Meilanion and Atalante (Apollod. 3.9.2
, &c.; Paus. 3.12.7
; Eur. Supp. 888
; Serv. ad Aen. 6.480
), sometimes of Meleager and Atalante (Hyg. Fab. 70
), and sometimes of Talaus and Lysimache (Apollod. 1.9.13
; Paus. 2.20.4
; Schol. ad Oed. Col.
1385). His son, by the nymph Clymene, who marched against Thebes as one of the Epigoni, is called Promachus, Stratolaus, Thesimenes, or Tlesimenes. (Apollod. 1.9.13
; Eustath. ad Hom. p. 489
; Hyg. Fab. 71
; Paus. 3.12.7
.) Parthenopaeus was killed at Thebes by Asphodicus, Amphidicus or Periclymenus. (Apollod. 3.6.8
; Paus. 9.18
, in fin.; Aeschyl. Sept. c. Theb.