- a judge in Hades, a son of Zeus and grandfather of Achilles.
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Examples from the Web for aeacus
In Aegina, Hypereides and the others had been taken from the shrine of Aeacus.
The counsel for the defence tries to reply; but Aeacus, who is the soul of justice, will not have it.
He is handed over to Caligula, and Caligula makes him a present to Aeacus.
Then Aeacus decreed he should rattle dice for ever in a box with no bottom.
Aeacus delivers him to his freedman Menander, to be his law-clerk.