Hylas


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Hylas

(hī`ləs), in Greek mythology, beautiful youth. He was a favorite companion of Hercules. While on the expedition of the Argonauts, Hylas was dragged into a spring by water nymphs enchanted by his beauty and was never found.

Hylas

boy beloved by Heracles is carried off by the nymphs after he draws water from their fountain. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 476]

Hylas

Hercules’ servant; so captivates Naiads, they abduct him. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 158]
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