- the son of Odysseus and Penelope who helped Odysseus to kill the suitors of Penelope.
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And despite Telemachus's protestations he filled up the glasses.
"To catch that gesture, Lyaeus," said Telemachus in an over-solemn voice.
Telemachus turned to look once more at the man working in the field.
Telemachus got up on his numbed feet and stretched his legs.
They shook hands and Telemachus and Lyaeus went out of the tavern.
- Greek myth the son of Odysseus and Penelope, who helped his father slay his mother's suitors