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2. A son of Haemon (according to Apollod. 2.8.3, of Andraemon), and husband of Pieria, by whom he became the father of Aetolus and Laias. IIe was descended from a family of Elis, but lived in Aetolia; and when the Dorians invaded Peloponnesus, they, in accordance with an oracle, chose him as one of their leaders. He afterwards became king of Elis, which he conquered. (Paus. 5.3, in fin. 4.1, &c.; Aristot. Pol. 6.2 ยง 5; Strab. viii. p.333.)

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    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 2.8.3
    • Aristotle, Politics, 6.1319a
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 5.3
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