HIPPOTHOUS

ΙΠΠΟΘΟΟΣ

1. A son of Cercyon, and father of Aepytus, who succeeded Agapenor as king in Arcadia, where he took up his residence, not at Tegea, but at Trapezus. (Paus. viii. 5. § 3, 45. § 4; Hygin. Fab. 173; Ov. Met. viii. 307.)

2. A son of Lethus, grandson of Teutamus, and brother of Pylaeus, led a band of Pelasgian auxiliaries from Larissa to the assistance of the Trojans. While engaged in dragging away the body of Patroclus, he was slain by the Telamonian Ajax. (Hom. Il. ii. 840, xvii. 288, &c.)

3. There are three other mythical personages of this name. (Hom. Il. xxiv. 251; Diod. iv. 33; Apollod. ii. 1. § 5; iii. 10. § 5.)