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Mermerus in Greek / Roman Mythology is

A son of Pheres, and grandson of Jason and Medeia. He was the father of Ilus and Ephyra, and skilled in the art of preparing poison. (Hom. Odys. I. 260; Eustath. ad Hom. p. 1416.)

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A son of Jason and Medeia, is also called Macareus or Mormorus (Hygin. Fab. 239 ; Tzetz. ad Lye. 175) ; he was murdered, together with his brother Pheres, by his mother at Corinth. (Apollod. i. 9. § 28 ; Hygin. Fab. 25 ; Diod.'iv. 54.) According to others he was stoned to death by the Corinthians (Paus. ii. 3. § 6 ; Schol. ad Eurip. Med. 10), or he was killed during the chase by a lioness. (Paus. ii. 3. § 7.)

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A centaur, Mermerus, is mentioned by Ovid. (Met. xii. 305.)


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