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*Liku/mnios), a son of Electryon and the Phrygian slave Mideia, and consequently a half-brother of Alcmene. (Paus. 3.15.4.) He was married to Perimede, by whom he became the father of Oeonus, Argeius, and Melas. He was a friend of Heracles, whose son Tlepolemus slew him, according to some unintentionally, and according to others in a fit of anger. (Pind. O. 7.50, &c.; Apollod. 2.8.2, 2.4.5, comp. Hom. Il. 2.663.) His tomb was shown in aftertimes at Argos. (Paus. 2.22.8; Plut. Pyrrh. 34.)


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    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 2.4.5
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 2.8.2
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.663
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3.15.4
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 2.22.8
    • Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 34
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