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Aegles (Ancient Greek: Αίγλης) was a Samian athlete, who was mute. He recovered his voice when he made an effort on one occasion to express his indignation at an attempt to impose upon him in a public contest.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Gell., v. 9
  2. ^ Valerius Maximus, i. 8, ext. 4
  3. ^ Smith, William (1867), "Aegles", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston, p. 27