Myrtilus

Greek - Son of Hermes by Cleobule or Phaetusa. Charioteer to Oenomaus. He was bribed by Pelops and Hippodamia to sabotage his master's chariot. Pelops had promised to let Myrtilus sleep with Hippodamia but went back on his promise, kicking Myrtilus into the sea where he drowned, cursing all the descendants of Pelops. Hermes set the image of Myrtilus in the heavens as Auriga, the Charioteer. Also identified as Myrtilus.

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