AGAPENOR

ΑΓΑΠΗΝΩΡ

A son of Ancaeus, and grandson of Lycurgus. He was king of the Arcadians, and received sixty ships from Agamemnon, in which he led his Arcadians to Troy. (Hom. Il. ii. 609, &c.; Hygin. Fab. 97.) He also occurs among the suitors of Helen. (Hygin. Fab. 81; Apollod. iii. 10. § 8.) On his return from Troy he was cast by a storm on the coast of Cyprus, where he founded the town of Paphus, and in it the famous temple of Aphrodite. (Paus. viii. 5. § 2, &c.) He also occurs in the story of HARMONIA. (Apollod. iii. 7. § 5, &c.)