Or Oicleus (Ὀιξλεύς), a son of Antiphates, grandson of Melampus and father of Amphiaraus, of Argos.1 Diodorus2 on the other hand, calls him a son of Amphiaraus, and Pausanias,3 a son of Mantius, the brother of Antiphates. Oicles accompanied Heracles on his expedition against Laomedon of Troy, and was there slain in battle.4
- Homer. Odyssey xv, 241 ff.
- Historical Library iv, 32.
- Description of Greece vi, 17.4.
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library ii, 6.4; Diodorus Siculus. Historical Library iv, 32.
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 7.5; Pausanias. Description of Greece viii, 36.4.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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