CHALCODON

ΧΑΛΚΩΔΩΝ

1. A son of Abas, king of the Chalcidians in Euboea. He was slain by Amphitryon in a battle against the Thebans, and his tomb was seen as late as the time of Pausanias. (viii. 15. § 3; Eustath. ad Hom. p. 281.)

2. A Coan who wounded Heracles in a fight at night. (Apollod. ii. 7. § 1.) Theocritus (vii. 6) calls him Chalcon.

3. There are four other mythical personages of this name. (Apollod. ii. 1. § 5, iii. 5. § 15; Paus. vi. 21. § 7, viii. 15. § 3; Hom. Il. ii. 741, iv. 463.)