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Oeneus

(ē`nēəs), in Greek mythology, king of Calydon and father of MeleagerMeleager
, hero in Greek mythology. He was the son of Oeneus, king of Calydon, and Althaea. When Meleager was born, a prophecy said that he would die when a certain log in the fire was burned. His mother snatched the log from the fire and hid it.
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. When Oeneus forgot to dedicate the fruits of his first crop to Artemis, she terrorized his kingdom with a wild boar, which was killed in the Calydonian hunt.

Oeneus

Calydonian king; first to cultivate grapes. [Rom. Myth.: Hall, 142]
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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.
Oineus, king of Calydon in Aetolia, failed to honour Artemis, whereupon the angry goddess sent a monstrous boar to ravage his realm.
Oineus appears bearded, stooped and supported by a gnarled stick, grieving at Meleager's side.
This is further exemplified through ah interpretation of the garden of Oineus (Iliad 9.
We have two Oinomaoses in the Iliad, one Oineus, and one Oinops, all of them heroes themselves or the fathers or grandfathers of heroes; and one Oinops, the father of an excess-hating diviner, in the Odyssey.
Is there, in the house of Oineus, dear to Ares, an unmarried daughter, resembling you in stature?
107-8) Because he is the youngest man present Diomedes asserts his right to be heard because of the distinction of his ancestry: Portheus of Pleuron and Kalydon had three sons, Agrios, Melas and Oineus; Oineus was the father of Diomedes' father Tydeus.
El rey Oineus ofrecio una recompensa al que trajera la piel del animal.