Augeias was the wealthy ruler of the city of Elea in southwestern Italy on the coast of Lukania (Lucania) and one of the Argonauts.


Helios & Unnamed Mother

Ancient Text

"There came also Augeias, whom fame declared to be the son of Helios; he reigned over the Eleans, glorying in his wealth; and greatly he desired to behold the Colchian land and Aeetes himself the ruler of the Colchians."
- Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica 1.71

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