Peirithoüs

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Peirithoüs:

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, in Greek mythology, king of the Lapithae. He and Theseus swore an oath of eternal friendship. Together they went on the Calydonian hunt and invaded the land of the Amazons.
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Further, the legendary wedding party of the Lapith king Peirithous and Hippodameia includes both male and female guests (the Centaurs become drunk and try to abduct the Lapith women).