Erechtheus

Greek - Son of Dardanus and Batea. He was the owner of 3,000 mares. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Erechtheus, Erekhtheus, Erekhtheus, Erechtheus, Erechtheus or Erechtheus.
Greek - A king of Athens. Son of Hephaestus and Gaea. Some accounts equate this king with Erichthonius, others regard him as separate and the grandfather of a later king of the same name. Identified as Erechtheus, Erekhtheus, Erekhtheus, Erechtheus, Erechtheus or Erechtheus.
Greek - A king of Athens. Son of Pandion or Teleon by Zeuxippe. Brother of Philomena and Procne and twin of Butes. Husband of Praxithea. Father of Cecrops II, Chthonia, Creusa, Eupalamus, Metion, Orithyia, Orneus, Otionia, Pandarus(?), Procris and Protogonia. When Eumolpus invaded Athens, Erechtheus was told he must sacrifice one of his seven daughters, Otionia. Two of his other daughters, Pandora and Protogonia, sacrificed themselves and Erechtheus killed Eumolpus in revenge but was himself killed by Poseidon. Other versions say that Chthonia was sacrificed and the other daughters killed themselves. In some stories he is identified with Erichthonius the serpent-legged son of Hephaestus and Gaea. On occassion, called Erechtheus, Erekhtheus, Erekhtheus, Erechtheus, Erechtheus or Erechtheus.
British - A play by Swinburne. Sometimes called Erechtheus, Erekhtheus, Erekhtheus, Erechtheus, Erechtheus or Erechtheus.

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