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1 After he was freed from his servitude to Eurystheus, Heracles fell in conflict with Iphytus, a prince of Oechalia, and murdered him.
2 Today only the Iliad and Odyssey are associated with the name 'Homer'. In antiquity, a very large number of other works were sometimes attributed to him, including the Homeric Hymns, the Contest of Homer and Hesiod, the Little Iliad, the Nostoi, the Thebaid, the Cypria, the Epigoni, the comic mini-epic Batrachomyomachia ("The Frog-Mouse War"), the Margites, the Capture of Oechalia, and the Phocais.
3 The Bibliotheca (2.5.1–2.5.12) gives the following order: After completing these tasks, Heracles fell in love with Princess Iole of Oechalia.
4 King Eurytus of Oechalia promised his daughter, Iole, to whoever could beat his sons in an archery contest.
5 In Greek mythology, Iole (/ˈaɪ.əliː/; Ancient Greek: Ἰόλη) was the daughter of King Eurytus of Oechalia.
6 The hero plundered Oechalia and overthrew its walls while Iole threw herself down from the high city wall to escape.
7 In the play, Iole is described as the daughter of King Eurytus, the royal princess of Oechalia.
8 She is among the captive maidens of Oechalia when Heracles ransacks the city.
9 In some account, his wife Laothoe bore him three daughters, Sterope, Eurythemiste and Stratonice, wife of King Melaneus of Oechalia.
10 He was the son of Heracles's eldest son Hyllus and Iole of Oechalia.
11 Perigune later married Deioneus of Oechalia.