The ancient name of some species of Groundsel, probably called after erechtheus.
So Prokris sailed back to the land of erechtheus with the gifts of Artemis.
Kekrops, erechtheus, and Erichthonios, are each and all serpentine in the lower portion of their bodies.
Her father erechtheus bestowed her upon me, and for love she chose me for her own.
A daughter of erechtheus, whose lover, Boreas, carried her off while she was wandering by the river Ilissus.
Tradition has it that erechtheus who was closely associated with Athena was buried in the Erechtheum.
Hence the (Platonic) expression, "The subjects of the magnanimous erechtheus are remarkable by the beauty of their countenances."
Pausanias walked into the cella of Athena from that of erechtheus without ascending a step.
As already mentioned, the earliest temple of Athena was connected with the palace of erechtheus.
The variety of lection is not material: the application of is clearly to erechtheus, as seems also that of to Minerva.
legendary first king and founder of Athens, from Latin Erechtheus, from Greek Erekhtheos, literally "render, shaker" (of the earth), from erekhthein "to rend, break, shatter, shake." Hence, Erechtheum, the name of a temple on the Athenian acropolis.