Hypemnestra (page 318 middle)

Chapter 11: The Daughters of Thestios

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Od 15.241-44 – Homer, Odyssey

There he [Melampous] wedded a wife and built him a high-roofed house, and begot Antiphates and Mantius, two stalwart sons. Now Antiphates begot great-hearted Oicles, and Oicles Amphiaraus, the rouser of the host, [245] whom Zeus, who bears the aegis, and Apollo heartily loved with all manner of love.  Greek Text

Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 25.34-40 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 16, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.

ApB 1.8.2 – Apollodoros, Bibliotheke (Library)

Amphiaraus, son of Oicles, from Argos.  Greek Text

DS 4.68.5 – Diodoros Siculus, Library of History

And marrying Iphianeira, the daughter of Megapenthes, he begat Antiphates and Manto, and also Bias and Pronoê; and of Antiphates and of Zeuxippê, the daughter of Hippocoön, the children were Oecles and Amphalces, and to Oecles and Hypermnestra, the daughter of Thespius, were born Iphianeira, Polyboea, and Amphiaraüs.  Greek Text

For more on Amphiaraos and the others, see Early Greek Myth, pp. 506-19

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