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Androgeus

[an-droj-ee-uh s, -yoos]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. 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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  • On the doors is Androgeus' death; thereby the children of Cecrops, bidden, ah me!

    The Aeneid of Virgil

    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.