MEGES

ΜΕΓΗΣ

A son of Phyleus by Eustyoche, Ctimene, or Timandra, and a grandson of Augeas. He is mentioned among the suitors of Helen, and in forty ships he led his bands from Dulichium and the Echinades against Troy. (Hom. Il. ii.625, &c., v. 69, xiii.692, xv.520, &c., xix.269 ; Eustath. ad Hom. p. 303; Paus. x. 25. § 2; Strab. x. pp. 456, 459.) Polygnotus had painted him in the Lesche at Delphi as a wounded man. According to Dictys Cretensis (iii. 10) he was killed in the Trojan war.