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5. A son of Cecrops and Metiadusa, was likewise a king of Athens. Being expelled from Athens by the Metionidae, he fled to Megara, and there married Pylia, the daughter of king Pylas. When the latter, in consequence of a murder, emigrated into Peloponnesus, Pandion obtained the government of Megara. He became the father of Aegeus, Pallas, Nisus, Lycus, and a natural son, Oeneus, and also of a daughter, who was married to Sciron (Apollod. 3.15.1, &c.; Paus. 1.5.2, 29.5; Eur. Med. 660). His tomb was shown in the territory of Megara, near the rock of Athena Aethyia, on the sea-coast (Paus. 1.5.3), and at Megara he was honoured with an heroum (1.41.6). A statue of him stood at Athens, on the acropolis, among those of the eponymic heroes (1.5.3, &c.).


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    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.15.1
    • Euripides, Medea, 660
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.29.5
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.5.2
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.5.3
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