The Aiolidai: Perieres, Deion, Minyas (page 180 lower)

Chapter 5: The Line of Deukalion

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Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 49 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 33, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

ApB 1.9.5 – Apollodoros, Bibliotheke (Library)

Perieres took possession of Messene and married Gorgophone, daughter of Perseus, by whom he had sons, to wit, Aphareus and Leucippus, and Tyndareus, and also Icarius.  Greek Text

Pausanias, Description of Greece 4.2.4

Perieres had issue by Gorgophone the daughter of Perseus, Aphareus and Leucippus, and after his death they inherited the Messenian kingdom. But Aphareus had the greater authority. On his accession he founded a city Arene, named after the daughter of Oebalus, who was both his wife and sister by the same mother. For Gorgophone was married to Oebalus. Greek Text

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