[aw-jee-uh s, aw-jee-uh s]
- king of the Epeans in Elis and one of the Argonauts.
Compare Augean stables.
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Augeas, having broken the bargain, was deposed and slain by Hercules.
Hercules had come to the cattle-yard of Augeas and had found it clogged with the mire of generations.Aspects and Impressions
Heracles thereupon sent an army against him, and, though at first defeated, finally slew Augeas and his sons.
Augeas had promised him a tenth of the herd, but refused this, alleging that Heracles had acted only in the service of Eurystheus.
There is still one piece of dirt left in it—and that is a cheating knave, Augeas by name.Gods and Heroes
R. E. Francillon