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Settlers

Cepheus

Son of Aleus, in the Argo, father of Aeropus, receives hair of Medusa from Athena, gives his name to Caphyae, King of Tegea, and his sons march with Herakles against Lacedaemon and fall in battle.


Cepheus : Son of Aleus, one of the Argonauts. He was king of Tegea in Arcadia, and perished with most of his sons in an expedition against Heracles.


Seers

Bacis

Bacis (Bakis), seems to have been originally only a common noun derived from bazein to speak, and to have signified any prophet or speaker. In later times, however, Bacis was regarded as a proper noun, and the ancients distinguish several seers of this name.
2. The Arcadian, is mentioned by Clemens of Alexandria as the only one besides the Boeotian. (Strom. i. p. 333.) According to Suidas, he belonged to the town of Caphya, and was also called Cydas and Aletcs. (Comp. Tzetzes, ad Lycoph.. l.c.)

This text is from: A dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, 1873 (ed. William Smith). Cited Sep 2005 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks


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