Argus

British - In some accounts, a son of Elaine, brother of Galahad. Sometimes referred to as Argus, Argeus, Argeus, Argus or Argus.
British - An African king. He bought the young Rainburn from the Russians, who had kidnapped him, and eventually made him head of his army. On occassion, called Argus, Argeus, Argeus, Argus or Argus.
Greek - A dog of Odysseus. He recognised his master when Odysseus finally returned after his wandering and then died. On occassion, identified as Argus, Argeus, Argeus, Argus or Argus.
Greek - The builder of the Argo. Referred to as Argus, Argeus, Argeus, Argus or Argus.
Greek - A giant watchman with 100 eyes. Son of Inachus. In some accounts he had only three eyes (one in the back of his head) or four; others say that he had 1,000 eyes. When Zeus turned Io into a heifer she was handed over to be guarded by Argus. He was killed by Hermes who released Io on the orders of Zeus. His eyes were placed in the peacock's tail by Hera. Referred to as Argus, Argeus, Argeus, Argus or Argus.
Greek - Son of Zeus by Niobe. Father of Peiras. Also referred to as Argus, Argeus, Argeus, Argus or Argus.

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