Pleuron (son of Aetolus)

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In Greek mythology, Pleuron[pronunciation?], a son of Aetolus and Pronoe, and brother of Calydon, was married to Xanthippe, daughter of Dorus, by whom he became the father of Agenor, Sterope, Stratonice, and Laophonte. He is said to have founded the town of Pleuron in Aetolia (and apparently was its eponym), but he had also a heroon at Sparta, erected by his great-granddaughter, Queen Leda.

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Dorus Aetolus Pronoe Phorbus
Xanthippe Pleuron Calydon Aeolia
Sterope Stratonice Laophonte Agenor Epicaste Cleoboea Protogeneia Ares
Euryte Porthaon Demonice Thestius Eurythemis Oxylus
Oeneus Althaea Toxeus Evippus Plexippus Eurypylus Leda
Periphas Toxeus Deianira Gorge Perimede Phoenix Oecles Hypermnestra
Clymenus Melanippe Thoas Astypalaea Poseidon Polyboea Iphianeira Amphiaraus
Mothone Agelaus Ancaeus Eurypylus Clytie
Thyreus Eurymede Heracles Chalciope
Meleager Thessalus

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.