Greek - Son of Aegeus or Jason and Medea. His mother planned that he should inherit the throne of Athens and, when Theseus arrived to claim his inheritance, Medea tried to poison him. Exposed, she fled to Colchis, taking Medus with her. Perses had usurped the throne of Colchis and Medus (or his mother) killed Perses. Medus took the throne of Colchis and conquered Media. In some references, referred to as Medus, Medeus, Medeus, Medius or Medius.

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