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2. A son of Perieres and Gorgophone, and brother of Aphareus. He was the father of Arsinoe, Phoebe, and Hilaeira, and prince of the Messenians. He is mentioned among the Calydonian hunters, and the Boeotian town of Leuctra is said to have derived its name from him. (Paus. 3.26.3, 4.2.3, 31.9; Ov. Met. 8.306; Apollod. 3.10.3, 11.2.)

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    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.10.3
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.11.2
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3.26.3
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 4.2.3
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 4.31.9
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 8.306
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