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Alcathous /ælˈkæθəs/ (Ancient Greek: Ἀλκάθοος) was the name of several people in Greek mythology:

  • Alcathous, son of Pelops, killed the Cithaeronian lion.
  • Alcathous, son of Aesyetes, husband of Hippodameia, the daughter of Anchises and sister of Aeneas, who was educated in the house of Alcathous.
  • Alcathous, son of Porthaon and Euryte, daughter of Hippodamas.
  • Alcathous, one of the companions of Aeneas. He was killed by Caedicus, one of the warriors of Turnus.
  • Alcathous, one the guardians of Thebes. He was killed by Amphiaraus.
  • Alcathous, a Trojan warrior, killed by Achilles in the Trojan War.
  • Alcathous, another, otherwise unknown personage of this name is mentioned by Virgil.