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Aegleis (Greek: Αἰγληίς) was a daughter of Hyacinthus who had emigrated from Lacedaemon to Athens. During the siege of Athens by Minos, in the reign of Aegeus, she was with her sisters Antheis, Lytaea, and Orthaea, were sacrificed on the tomb of Geraestus the Cyclops, for the purpose of averting a pestilence then raging at Athens.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Bibliotheca iii. 15. § 8.
  2. ^ Schmitz, Leonhard (1867), "Aegleis", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston, p. 27