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Agelaus

[aj-uh-ley-uh s]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. the herdsman of Priam who raised Paris.
  2. a son of Hercules and Omphale.
  3. (in the Iliad) a son of Phradmon who was killed by Diomedes.
  4. (in the Odyssey) one of the suitors of Penelope.
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Historical Examples

  • "I am Paris, the foster-son of Agelaus the herdsman," he answered.

    Children of the Dawn

    Elsie Finnimore Buckley

  • Now one who was called Agelaus stood forward, and directed the wooers to cast spears at Odysseus.

  • With these words he picked up the sword that Agelaus had dropped when he was being killed, and which was lying upon the ground.

  • When he heard that Agelaus had given him to be a prize in the games, he waxed exceeding wrath.

    Children of the Dawn

    Elsie Finnimore Buckley

  • On the sixth day Agelaus passed that way once more, looking to find the child dead, if any trace of him remained.

    Children of the Dawn

    Elsie Finnimore Buckley