Abas

Greek - King of Argolis. Husband of Aglaia. Son of Lynceus and Hypermnestra. Father of Acrisius, Idomene and Proetus. He had a shield that subdued any enemy who saw it. In some references, referred to as Abas, Ascalabus or Ascalabus.
Greek - Son of Celeus and Metaneira. He was changed to a lizard by Demeter, who was acting as wet nurse to his newly born brother, when he made a foolish jest about her own son, Iacchus. Also referred to as Abas, Ascalabus or Ascalabus.
Greek - Son of Melampus, some say. Father of Coeranus and Lysimache. Also called Abas, Ascalabus or Ascalabus.

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