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1. A son of Zeus by Europa, and a brother of Minos and Rhadamanthys. Being involved in a quarrel with Minos about Miletus, he took refuge with Cilix, whom he assisted against the Lycians; and afterwards he became king of the Lycians, and Zeus granted him the privilege of living three generations. (Hdt. 1.173; Apollod. 3.1.2 ; Paus. 7.3.4; Strab. xii. p.573; comp. MILETUS, ATYMNIUS.)

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    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.1.2
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.173
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 7.3.4
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