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Acrisius of Argos


Acrisius of Argos: Acrisius was a mythical king of Argos, and a son of Abas and Aglaea, grandson of Lynceus, great-grandson of Danaus. His twin brother was Proetus, with whom he is said to have quarreled even in the womb of his mother. When Abas died and Acrisius had grown up, he expelled Proetus from his inheritance; but, supported by his father-in-law Iobates, the Lycian, Proetus returned, and Acrisius was compelled to share his kingdom with his brother by giving Tiryns to him, while he retained Argos for himself.

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Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

Perseus: Hero of Argos, Son of Zeus and Danae, who was the Daughter of King Acrisius of Argos 2731. # | b. Heracles (Hercules): National Hero of the Greeks, son of Zeus and Alcmene, the Granddaughter of Perseus 1640. c. Cadmus: ...

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