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Pelops

[pee-lops, pel-ops] /ˈpi lɒps, ˈpɛl ɒps/
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. a son of Tantalus and Dione, slaughtered by his father and served to the Olympians as food; Hermes restored him to life and he later ruled over southern Greece, which was called Peloponnesus after him.
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  • Resurrected by the gods, Pelops has a son whom he names Atreus, and Atreus repeats the family curse.

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Pelops

/ˈpiːlɒps/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the son of Tantalus, who as a child was killed by his father and served up as a meal for the gods
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