Xanthos (King of Thebes)
Xanthus (Greek: Ξάνθος) was the king of Thebes, the 16th and final monarch that ruled the city. He was possibly king only temporarily, being shown at times as the king of the Boeotians, the King of the Thebians. He was killed by Melanthus of Attica.
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