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In Greek mythology, Phegeus (Ancient Greek: Φηγεύς) was the name of the following characters:

Phegeus, another name for Aegialeus, son of Inachus and king of Sicyon.[1]
Phegeus, king of Psophis.[2]
Phegeus, was one of the Thebans who ambushed Tydeus during the war of the Seven against Thebes. Like others participating in this ambush he was killed by Tydeus.[3]
Phegeus, a defender of Thebes in the war of the Seven against Thebes. He was killed by Agreus.[4]
Phegeus, an Athenian messenger whom Theseus sent to Creon with a threat of war against Thebes, if Creon would not let the bodies of those who had died attacking Thebes in the war of the Seven against Thebes be burned.[5]
Phegeus, son of Dares, priest of Hephaestus at Troy. He was the brother of Idaeus and was killed by Diomedes during the Trojan War.[6]
Phegeus, one of Aeneas' companions in Italy. He was killed by Turnus, the man who opposed Aeneas in Italy.[7]
Phegeus, soldier in the army of Aeneas. He was killed by Turnus, the man who opposed Aeneas in Italy.[8]


Augustine. City of God Book 18.3

...And having been purified by him he married Arsinoe, daughter of Phegeus, and gave her the necklace and the robe

Pseudo-Apollodorus. Bibliotheca, 3.7.6
Statius. Thebaid, 2.609
Statius. Thebaid, 7.603 & 8.441
Statius. Thebaid, 12.596
Homer. Iliad, Book 5.9ff.
Virgil. Aeneid, Book 5.263 & 9.765
Virgil. Aeneid, Book 12.371ff

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