Cephalus

Greek - Son of Deion and Diomede. Brother of Actor, Aenetus, Asterpeia and Phylacus. Husband of Clymene and Procris. Father of Iphichus by Clymene, some say. He was carried away by Eos but remained faithful to his wife Procris. When he was returned to her, he accidentally killed her in a hunting accident with the unerring spear she had given him when they were married. Some say that the spear (and a dog) had been given to Procris by Minos or Artemis. The dog was Laelaps, which never failed to catch any animal it chased. Cephalus allowed Amphitryon to use the dog in the hunt for the Cadmeian Vixen, and helped him in his fight with the Taphians. An alternative story says that Procris left him and went to Crete where Minos seduced her. She cured him of an infection brought on by Pasiphae. When she returned home, she brought the unerring spear given to her by Minos. After the death of Procris, Cephalus went to Caphallenia and married Clymene who bore him a son, Iphichus. Others say that Iphichus was her son by Phylacus. Occasionally identified as Cephalus, Attic Boy, Attic Boy, Cephalus, Kephalos, Kephalos or Cephalus.
Greek - Son of Hermes and Herse. Father of Phaeton by Eos, some say. In some versions he is confused with Cephalus, son of Deion and Diomede. Also known as Cephalus, Attic Boy, Attic Boy, Cephalus, Kephalos, Kephalos or Cephalus.

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