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[85] Αὐτόλυκος, son of Hermes by Chione or Philonis, lived on Parnassus with his sons, and is described ( Od.19. 395) as one who, by the teaching of Hermes, “ἀνθρώπους ἐκέκαστο

κλεπτοσύνῃ θ᾽ ὅρκῳ τε”. He is described ( Od.19. 403 foll.) as having given the name of Odysseus to his grandson, and in Il.10. 266 foll. as having stolen the cup of Amyntor, “πυκινὸν δόμον ἀντιτορήσας”. Anticleia speaks of herself (inf. 201) as having died of yearning for her absent son, “ἄχεϊ οὗ παιδὸς ἀπέφθιτο κυδαλίμοιο
λευγαλέῳ θανάτῳ Od.15. 358.A later story records “ὅτι ἑαυτὴν ἀνήρτησε, Ναυπλίου ψευδῶς μηνύσαντος θάνατον Ὀδυσσέως”, cp. Hygin. fab. 243.

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