- a son of Pelops and Hippodamia who married Euachme and became king of Megara.
- (in the Iliad) a Trojan chieftain slain by Idomeneus.
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The Megarensian maidens presented them to Sphinoe, daughter of Alcathous, who died a virgin.Curiosities of Medical Experience
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Idomeneus slays Alcathous, over whose body a sharp contest ensues.