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Lacedas
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(Λακήδας; Lakḗdas; Hdt. 6,127,3: Λεωκήδης; Leōkḗdēs). Legendary king of Argus, by tradition the son of the historically debated Pheidon [3]. L. was regarded as the father of Meltas, the last king of the Argives (Paus. 2,19,2) [1. 385; 2. 107ff.].

Bibliography

1 P. Carlier, La royauté en Grèce avant Alexandre, 1984

2 Th. Kelly, A History of Argos to 500 BC, 1976.

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Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum), “Lacedas”, 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 15 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e629140>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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