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Αδρηστος (διδρα?σκω, the ‘unescapable’): (1) from Argos, fugitive to Sicyon, succeeds Polybus there as king; becomes also king in Argos, harbors Tydeus, and gives him his daughter in marriage, cf. Il. 14.121; his swift steed Areion, Il. 23.347.—(2) son of Merops, from Percōte, founder of Adrasteia, leader of Trojan allies from thence, Il. 2.380, Il. 11.328.—(3) a Trojan, slain by Menelāus, Il. 6.37, 45, 63.—(4) a Trojan slain by Patroclus, Il. 16.694.
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