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So Prokris sailed back to the land of Erechtheus with the gifts of Artemis.
But I may not leave Prokris, whom Erechtheus has given to me to be my wife.
Her father Erechtheus bestowed her upon me, and for love she chose me for her own.Half a Hundred Hero Tales
Menestheus, the great grandson of Erechtheus, Reigns at Athens.The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended
There was a small entrance through the podium at the side, and stairs leading down to the shrine of Erechtheus.
legendary first king and founder of Athens, from Latin Erechtheus, from Greek Erekhtheos, literally "render, shaker" (of the earth), from erekhthein "to rend, break, shatter, shake." Hence, Erechtheum, the name of a temple on the Athenian acropolis.