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Ancaeus

[ an-see-uhs ]
/ ænˈsi əs /
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noun Classical Mythology.

a son of Poseidon who joined the Argonauts and became helmsman of the Argo.
a descendant of Lycurgus who, among the Argonauts, was second in strength only to Hercules.

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  • And they two girded themselves to slay the steers, proud Ancaeus and Heracles.

    The Argonautica|Apollonius Rhodius
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    The Argonautica|Apollonius Rhodius
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