Sinis

Greek - Son of Procrustes. Father of Perigune. He was an outlaw who killed travellers by tying them to a pine tree bent to the ground and hurling them into the air when the tree was released, or to two trees which tore the victims apart. Theseus killed him by the same method. In some references, called Sinis, Pinebender, Pinebender, Pityocamptes, Pityocamptes, Sinnis or Sinnis.

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