Adrastus (mythology)

Adrastus (Greek: Ἄδραστος) refers to several individuals in Greek mythology:

*Adrastus was the son of Merops, the king of Percote, and brother to Amphius. Along with Amphius, he led a military force from Adrastea, Apaesus, Pityeia and Tereia to the Trojan War (despite the entreaties of their father, a seer, who could foresee that death awaited them on the battlefield). Sure enough, Adrastus was slain by King Agamemnon.
*Adrastus, father of Eurydice, the wife of King Ilus of Troy. He is otherwise unknown, but the Hellespont town or city of Adrastea may be named after him.
*Adrastus, son of Polynices and Argea, daughter of Adrastus. He was a leader of the Mycenaeans during the Trojan War and was also counted as one of the Epigoni.

ee also

*Adrastus (Argive king)
*Adrastus (son of Gordias)


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