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Heroes

Echion & Eurytus

ALOPI (Ancient city) LOKRIDA
Echion. He was a son of Hermes by Antianeira and an Argonaut, who took part in the hunting of the Calydonian Boar.

Echion. A son of Hermes and Antianeira at Alope. (Hygin. Fab. 14; Apollon. Rhod. i. 56.) He was a twin-brother of Erytus or Eurytus, together with whom he took part in the Calydonian hunt, and in the expedition of the Argonauts, in which, as the son of Hermes, he acted the part of a cunning spy. (Pind. Pyth. iv. 179; Ov. Met. viii. 311; comp. Orph. Argon. 134, where his mother is called Laothoe.) A third personage of this name, one of the giants, is mentioned by Claudian. (Gigant. 104.)

Antianeira

Antianeira, a daughter of Menelaus, and mother of the Argonauts Eurytus and Echiones, whom she bore to Hermes. (Apollon. Rhod. i. 56; Hygin. Fab. 14)

Hippasus

Hippasus. A son of Eurytus, was one of the Calydonian hunters. (Hygin. Fab. 173; Ov. Met. viii. 313.)

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