(Ἁλκυονεύς/Halkyoneús or Ἀλκυονεύς/Alkyoneús). Son of Antigonus  Gonatas, to whom he brought the head of his fallen archrival Pyrrhus in Argos in 272 BC; rebuked by his father as a barbarian, H. treated Pyrrhus' son Helenus honourably (Plut. Pyrrhus 34; Plut. Mor. 119C; Ael. VH 3,5).
Cite this pageGünther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Halcyoneus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 20 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e502190>
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