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Θέστιος). The son of Ares and Demonicé or Androdicé, or, according to others, a son of Agenor and grandson of Pleuron, the king of Aetolia. He was the father of Iphiclus, Euippus, Plexippus, Eurypylus, Leda, Althaea, and Hypermnestra. The patronymic Thestiădes is given to his grandson Meleager, as well as to his sons; and the female patronymic Thestias to his daughter Althaea, the mother of Meleager.

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