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  1. Greek myth a son of Hellen, regarded as an ancestor of the Ionian Greeks through his son Ion
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Historical Examples of xuthus

  • Not long after, upon the death of Xuthus, royalty was abolished, 1126.

    A Manual of Ancient History

    A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren

  • Creusa was then married to Xuthus, who knew nothing of her adventure.

    Euripedes and His Age

    Gilbert Murray

  • Seeing an unwonted dejection in him Xuthus learns the reason.

  • He tells us that, after the death of Xuthus, Achus went with an army from gialus, and established himself in Thessaly.

  • Xuthus decides that Creusa must be deceived; he will say he has taken a fancy to Ion and wishes to adopt him.

    Euripedes and His Age

    Gilbert Murray