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Aeacus

[ee-uh-kuh s]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a judge in Hades, a son of Zeus and grandfather of Achilles.
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Historical Examples

  • In Aegina, Hypereides and the others had been taken from the shrine of Aeacus.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 2

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  • The counsel for the defence tries to reply; but Aeacus, who is the soul of justice, will not have it.

    Apocolocyntosis

    Lucius Seneca

  • He is handed over to Caligula, and Caligula makes him a present to Aeacus.

    Apocolocyntosis

    Lucius Seneca

  • Then Aeacus decreed he should rattle dice for ever in a box with no bottom.

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    Lucius Seneca

  • Aeacus delivers him to his freedman Menander, to be his law-clerk.

    Apocolocyntosis

    Lucius Seneca