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Melaneus in a sentence

1. When his son Melaneus reached the age of marriage, Apollo asked the princess Stratonice to be his son's bride and carried her away from her home when she agreed.

2. He also killed many of the enemy warriors like Melaneus, Antiphus, Aetion, Polites and Lampus.

3. Autonous was the son of Melaneus, husband of Hippodamia, was father to Anthus, Erodius, Schoenous, Acanthus and Acanthis.

4. In some account, his wife Laothoe bore him three daughters, Sterope, Eurythemiste and Stratonice, wife of King Melaneus of Oechalia.

5. In Homer's Odyssey, Amphimedon /æmˈfɪmɪˌdɒn, -dən/ (Ancient Greek: Ἀμφιμέδων) was the son of Melaneus and one of the suitors of Penelope.

6. In Greek mythology, Melaneus (/ˈmɛlənˌjuːs/; Ancient Greek: Μελανεύς) was the founder of Oechalia (Oikhalia), variously located in Thessaly, Messenia or Euboea and also king of the Dryopes.

7. Melaneus was a noted archer, inheriting Apollo's archery skills.

8. Apollo, his father, carried away his bride to be Stratonice from her father's home to marry his son, Melaneus.

9. By her, Melaneus became the father of Eurytus, the famous archer whose reputation overshadowed his father, and of Ambracia, eponym of Ambracia in Epirus.. Alternatively, Melaneus was the husband of Oechalia (merely the eponym of the kingdom he was assigned to by Perieres).

10. Apollo said that the city belonged to him because Melaneus – his son – had become king of the Dryopes having taken in war the whole of Epirus.

11. Melaneus had as sons Eurytus and Ambracias, after whom the city of Ambracia is named.

12. In Pausanias, Description of Greece also told a story about Melaneus and his arrival to Messenia: Some time later, as no descendant of Polycaon survived (in my opinion his house lasted for five generations, but no more), they summoned Perieres, the son of Aeolus, as king.

13. To him, the Messenians say, came Melaneus, a good archer and considered for this reason to be a son of Apollo;

14. Perieres assigned to him as a dwelling a part of the country now called the Carnasium, but which then received the name Oechalia, derived, as they say, from the wife of Melaneus.

15. Oligodon melaneus (common name: bluebelly kukri snake is a species of snake in the family Colubridae.

16. Parantica melaneus, the chocolate tiger, is a butterfly found in Asia that belongs to the crows and tigers, that is, the danaid group of the brush-footed butterflies family.

17. In Antoninus Liberalis, Metamorphoses, 7 recounts the whole story of Acanthis and her family's unfortunate fate: Autonous, son of Melaneus and Hippodamia, had as sons Erodius, Anthus, Schoeneus and Acanthus, with a daughter Acanthis to whom the gods granted great beauty.

18. In Greek mythology, Ambracia (Ancient Greek: Άμβρακία) was an Oeachalian princess and daughter of Melaneus, son of Apollo and Oechalia, and thus, sister of Eurytus.

19. Apollo argued that the city should belong to him on account of the fact that Epirus was once conquered by his son Melaneus, and that he assisted the Ambraciotes in the war against the natives of Epirus, and brought law and order to Ambracia.

20. Harpalus melaneus is a species of ground beetle in the subfamily Harpalinae.

21. Eurytus was the son of Melaneus either by Stratonice, daughter of King Porthaon of Calydon and Laothoe or by the eponymous heroine Oechalia.

22. Greek: Ἱπποδάμεια "she who masters horses" derived from ἵππος hippos "horse" and δαμάζειν damazein "to tame") was the wife of Autonous, son of Melaneus.

23. In Antoninus Liberalis, Metamorphoses, Chapter 7 recounts the whole story of Hippodamia and her family's unfortunate fate: Autonous, son of Melaneus and Hippodamia, had as sons Erodius, Anthus, Schoeneus and Acanthus, with a daughter Acanthis to whom the gods granted great beauty.

24. In Greek mythology Acanthus (Greek: Ακανθος, Akanthos "thorn") was the son of Autonous (son of Melaneus) and Hippodamia.

25. Antoninus Liberalis in his Metamorphoses, recounts the whole story of Acanthus and his family's unfortunate fate: "Autonous, son of Melaneus and Hippodamia, had as sons Erodius, Anthus, Schoeneus and Acanthus, with a daughter Acanthis to whom the gods granted great beauty.

26. It was here that the mystic rites of the great goddesses were celebrated, and that the urn was preserved containing the bones of Eurytus, the son of Melaneus.

27. In Greek mythology, Melaneus (/ˈmɛlənˌjuːs/; Ancient Greek: Μελανεύς) may refer to the following personages:

28. When Apollo intended to make Stratonice the bride of his son Melaneus, she accompanied Apollo to marry Melaneus.

29. After marrying Melaneus she became the queen of Oechalia and gave birth to their dear son, the famous archer Eurytus.