AEACIDES

ΑΙΑΚΙΔΗΣ

A patronymic from Aeacus, and given to various of his descendants, as Peleus (Ov. Met. xi. 227, &c., xii. 365; Hom. Il. xvi. 15), Telamon (Ov. Met. viii. 4; Apollon. i. 1330), Phocus (Ov. Met. vii. 668, 798), the sons of Aeacus; Achilles, the grandson of Acacus (Hom. Il. xi. 805; Virg. Aen. i. 99); and Pyrrhus, the great-grandson of Aeacus. (Virg. Aen. iii. 296.)