Greek - A soldier of Aetolia. To settle the battle between the Aetolian forces of Oxylus and the forces of Elis under King Dius, Pyraechmes, who fought with a sling, was appointed to meet the Elian champion, Degmenus, an archer. Pyraechmes won the contest and the victory went to Oxylus who became king of Elis. On occassion, referred to as Pyraechmes.

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