1. A son of Mecisteus, is mentioned by Apollodorus (1.9.16
) among the Argonauts, and was one of the Epigoni who took and destroyed Thebes. (Paus. 2.20.4
; Apollod. 3.7.2
He was a brave warrior, and at the funeral games of Oedipus he conquered all his competitors (Hom. Il. 23.608
) with the exception of Epeius, who excelled him in wrestling.
He accompanied Diomedes to Troy, where he was one of the bravest heroes, and slew several Trojans. (Il. 2.565
; Paus. 2.30.9
In the painting of Polygnotus at Delphi, he was represented as being wounded; and there was also a statue of him at Delphi, which stood between those of Diomedes and Aegialeus. (Paus. 10.10.2