A son of Lycurgus and Cleophile, and father of Antimache, who married Eurystheus.1 According to Pausanias2 and Apollonius Rhodius3 he was a son of Aleus, and consequently a brother of Lycurgus, Cepheus, and Auge, and took part in the expedition of the Argonauts.4



  1. Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 9.2.
  2. Description of Greece viii, 4.6.
  3. Argonautica i, 163.
  4. Hyginus. Fabulae, 14.


  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

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