), 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
, comp. Hom. Il. 2.663
.) His tomb was shown in aftertimes at Argos. (Paus. 2.22.8
; Plut. Pyrrh. 34