Meaning of Alcmaeon


Pronunciation: (alk-mē'un), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle who commanded the second expedition against Thebes. He killed his mother for sending his father to certain death and was driven mad by the Furies.
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