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Τελαμών). The son of Aeacus and Endeïs, and brother of Peleus. Having assisted Peleus in slaying their half-brother Phocus (see Peleus), Telamon was expelled from Aegina, and came to Salamis. Here he was first married to Glaucé, daughter of Cychreus, king of the island, on whose death Telamon became king of Salamis. He afterwards married Periboea or Eriboea, daughter of Alcathoüs, by whom he became the father of Aiax, who is hence frequently called Telamoniades and Telamonius heros. Telamon himself was one of the Calydonian hunters and one of the Argonauts. He was also a warm friend of Heracles, whom he joined in his expedition against Laomedon of Troy, which city he was the first to enter, and also against the Amazons ( Nem. iii. 65). Heracles, in return, gave to him Theanira or Hesioné, a daughter of Laomedon, by whom he became the father of Teucer and Trambelus.

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