[an-droj-ee-uh s, -yoos]
- a son of Minos and Pasiphaë who fell victim to Athenian King Aegeus: in revenge, Minos waged war on the Athenians and forced them to send a tribute of seven maidens and seven youths to the Minotaur every nine years.
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Examples from the Web for androgeus
On the doors is Androgeus' death; thereby the children of Cecrops, bidden, ah me!The Aeneid of Virgil
Androgeus also and Tenancius were at the battell in aid of Cassibellane.
But Androgeus, now incensed, scorned all compliance with him.
After this he landed, and ioining with Androgeus, came into a vallie nere to Canturburie, and there incamped.
Without delay, therefore, Androgeus sent his son Scæva with thirty young noblemen nearly related to him.