EURYBATES

ΕΥΡΥΒΑΤΗΣ

1. By Latin writers called Eribotes, was a son of Teleon, and one of the Argonauts. He was skilled in the medical art, and dressed the wound which Oileus received from one of the Stymphalian birds. (Apollon. Rhod. i. 73, ii. 1040; Hygin. Fab. 14; Val. Flacc. i. 402.)

2. The herald of Odysseus, who followed his master to Troy. He is humorously described as hump-backed, of a brown complexion, and with curly hair; but he was honoured by his master, since he was kind and obedient. (Hom. Il. i. 319, ii. 184, ix. 170, Od. xix. 246.)