Ancaeus


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Ancaeus

prophecy that he would not live to taste the wine from his vineyards is fulfilled. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 32]
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And those that held Arcadia, under the high mountain of Cyllene, near the tomb of Aepytus, where the people fight hand to hand; the men of Pheneus also, and Orchomenus rich in flocks; of Rhipae, Stratie, and bleak Enispe; of Tegea and fair Mantinea; of Stymphelus and Parrhasia; of these King Agapenor son of Ancaeus was commander, and they had sixty ships.
Beltran: Oineus, el padre de Meleagro; Ancaeus o Hercules, caminando hacia la derecha; probablemente Diana Venatrix; los Dioscuros y Meleagro, del que quedan fragmentos de la cabeza y del brazo izquierdo; tres cazadores detras el jabali, de los cuales la primera es Atalanta; dos perros por debajo de las patas del jabali; y por ultimo, un cazador herido.
In accounts of the Argonautic expedition, Ancaeus became helmsman of the Argo after the death of Tiphys.