Or Agesilaus (Agesilaos), from agein and anêr or laos, a surname of Pluto or Hades, describing him as the god who carries away all men. (Callim. Hymn. in Pallad. 130, with Spanheins's note; Hesych. s. v.; Aeschyl. ap. Athen. iii. p. 99.) Nicander (ap. Athen. xv. p. 684) uses the form Hêgesilaos.