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- Alcathous, son of Porthaon and Euryte, daughter of Hippodamas, and brother of King Oeneus of Calydon. He was the second suitor of Hippodamia, and thus slain by her father Oenomaus like the other suitors except Pelops. Otherwise, Alcathous died at the hands of Tydeus, who went then into exile.
- Alcathous, son of Pelops, killed the Cithaeronian lion.
- Alcathous, one the guardians of Thebes. He was killed by Amphiaraus during the campaign of the Seven Against Thebes.
- Alcathous, a Trojan soldier in the company of Paris and Agenor. He was son of Aesyetes and husband Hippodamia, sister of Aeneas. Alcathous was slain by Idomeneus, king of Crete.
- Alcathous, another Trojan warrior, killed by Achilles in the Trojan War.
- Alcathous, one of the companions of Aeneas. He was killed by Caedicus, one of the warriors of Turnus.
- Alcathous, another, otherwise unknown personage of this name is mentioned by Virgil.
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. Bibliotheca, Book 1.7.10 & 1.8.5
- Diodorus Siculus. Bibliotheca Historica, Book 4.65.2
- Pausanias. Description of Greece, 6.20.17 & 6.21.10
- Smith, William (1867). "Alcathous (1)". In William Smith. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. pp. 97–98. Archived from the original on 2007-09-07.
- Statius. Thebaid, 7.718
- Homer. Iliad, Book 12.93, 13.427ff
- Quintus Smyrnaeus. Fall of Troy, Book 3.158
- Virgil. Aeneid, Book 10.747
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