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Sthe'nelus

6. A son of Capaneus and Evadue. belonged to the family of the Anaxagoridae in Argos. and was the father of Cylarabes (Hom Il. 5.109; Paus. 2.18.4, 22.8, 30. in fin.); but, according to others, his son's name was Comeres. (Tzetz. ad Lycoph. 603, 1093 ; Serv. ad Aen. 11.269.) He was one of the Epigoni, by whom Thebes was taken (Hom. Il. 4.405; Apollod. 3.7.2), and commanded the Argives under Diomedes, in the Trojan war, being the faithful friend and companion of Diomedes. (Hom. Il. 2.564, 4.367, 23.511; Philostr. Her. 4 ; Hygin. Fab. 175.) He was one of the Greeks concealed in the wooden horse (Hygin. Fab. 108), and at the distribution of the booty, he was said to have received an image of a three-eyed Zeus, which was in aftertimes shown at Argos. (Paus. 2.45.5, 8.46.2.) His own statue and tomb also were believed to exist at Argos. (2.20.4, 22. in fin.; comp. Hor. Carm. 1.15. 23, 4.9. 20; Stat. Achill. 1.469.)

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