PERIPHETES

ΠΕΡΙΦΗΤΗΣ

1. A son of Hephaestus and Anticleia, was surnamed Corynetes, that is, Club-bearer, and was a robber at Epidaurus, who slew the travellers he met with an iron club. Theseus at last slew him and took his club for his own use. (Apollod. iii. 16. § 1; Plut. Thes 38; Paus ii. 1. § 4; Ov. Met. vii. 437.)

2. A son of Copreus of Mycenae, was slain at Troy by Hector. (Horn. Il. xv. 638.)

3. A Trojan, who was slain by Teucer. (Horn. Il. xiv. 515.)