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In Greek mythology, Pronax (Ancient Greek: Πρώναξ) is the son of Talaus and Lysimache, and brother of Adrastus. The Nemean Games are supposed to have been instituted in his honour.[1]

Pronax' children were Lycurgus, who was believed to have been raised from the dead by Asclepius, and Amphithea, who married either Adrastus or Dion.[2]


  1. ^ Aelian, Various Histories, 4. 5; comp. Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3. 18. §7.
  2. ^ Bibliotheca 1. 9 13. & 3. 10. 3; Servius on Virgil's Eclogue 8, 29