Agenor (son of Pleuron)

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In Greek mythology, Agenor (/əˈnɔːr/; Ancient Greek: Ἀγήνωρ 'heroic, manly')[1]  was a son of Pleuron and Xanthippe, and grandson of Aetolus.[2] Epicaste, the daughter of Calydon, became by him the mother of Porthaon and Demonice.[3] Agenor's siblings were Stratonice, Sterope and Laophonte. According to Pausanias, Thestius, the father of Leda, is likewise a son of this Agenor.[4]

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  1. ^ ἀγήνωρ. Liddell, Henry George; Scott, Robert; A Greek–English Lexicon at the Perseus Project
  2. ^ Schmitz, Leonhard (1867), "Agenor (4)", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, p. 68 
  3. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus. Bibliotheca, Book 1.7.7
  4. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece iii. 13. § 5

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