Learchus

Greek - Son of Athamas by Ino. Brother of Melicertes. Hera discovered that Ino had reared the infant Dionysus and drove Athamas mad. He killed Learchus, shooting him under the delusion that he was a stag, and would have killed Ino and Melicertes if they had not jumped into the sea to escape. In some accounts, he is referred to as Leucon. In some lore, occasionally known as Learchus, Leucon or Leucon.

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