PYLADES

ΠΥΛΑΔΗΣ

A son of Strophius and Anaxibia, Cydragora or Astyochea. (Paus. ii. 29. § 4; Schol. ad Eurip. Orest. 33, 753; Hygin. Fab. 117.) He was a friend of Orestes, who was received by him in Phocis in a brotherly manner. (Pind. Pyth. xi. 23.) He afterwards married Electra, the sister of Orestes, and became by her the father of Hellanicus, Medon, and Strophius. (Paus. ii. 16. § 5; ORESTES, ELECTRA.)