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As I was extremely anxious to learn what children were born to Polycaon by Messene, I read the poem called Eoeae and the epic Naupactia, and in addition to these all the genealogies of Cinaethon and Asius. However, they made no reference to this mat
he son of Butes, married Euaichme, the daughter of Hyllus, son of Heracles, but it omits all reference to the husband of Messene and to Messene herself.
Some time later, as no descendant of Polycaon survived （in my opinion his house lasted for five Messene herself.
Some time later, as no descendant of Polycaon survived （in my opinion his house lasted for five generations, but no more）, they summoned Perieres, the son of Aeolus, as king. To him, the Messenians say, came Melaneus, a good archer and considered for this reason to be a son of Apollo; Perieres assigned to him as a dwelling a part of the countr fe Arene; but it was to Andania that he brought the rites and revealed them there, as it was there that Caucon initiated Messene.
Of the children born to Aphareus Idas was the elder and more brave, Lynceus the younger; he, if Pindar's words are cred<