[ uh-fel-teez ]
/ əˈfɛl tiz /
noun Classical Mythology.
the son of King Lycurgus of Nemea who was killed in infancy by a serpent and in whose memory the Nemean games were held.
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Also called Archemorus.
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There is also a mound of earth said to be the tomb of Lycurgus, the father of Opheltes.