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(Ὄξυλος; Óxylos).

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[1] Son of Ares and Protogenia

Son of Ares and Protogenia (Apollod. 1,59).

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[2] Aetolian, King of Elis

Aetolian, King of Elis. The Heraclidae who according to an oracular utterance were searching for a three-eyed (trióphthalmos) leader, found him in O. who encountered them while he was riding on a horse (mule) and, because he had lost an eye through being shot with an arrow, was actually three-eye…

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Frey, Alexandra (Basle), “Oxylus”, 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 09 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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