（Πολυφόντης). A descendant of Heracles, who slew
Cresphontes, king of Messené, and married his wife Meropé, taking also
possession of the kingdom. He was slain by Aepytus, son of Cresphontes (Apollod. ii.8.4).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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