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Eponymous founders or settlers

Alipherus

ALIFIRA (Ancient city) ILIA
Alipherus or Halipherus (Alipheros), one of the sons of Lycaon, killed by Zeus with a flash of lightning for their insolence. (Apollod. iii. 8. § 1.) The town of Aliphera or Alipheira in Arcadia was believed to have been founded by him, and to have derived its name from him. (Paus. viii. 3.1, 26.4; Steph. Byz. s. v. Alipheira.)

Gods & demigods

Zeus Lecheates

Lecheates i. e. the protector of childbed, a surname of Zeus, who, as the father of Athena, was worshipped under this name at Aliphera. (Paus. viii. 26.4)

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