The name Abantiades (Ἀβαντιάδης) generally signified a descendant of Abas, son of Lynceus, but was used especially to designate Perseus, the great-grandson of Abas,[1] and Acrisius, a son of Abas.[2] A female descendant of Abas, as Danaë and Atalante, was called Abantias.


  1. Ovid. Metamorphoses, iv. 673, v. 138, 236.
  2. Ovid. Metamorphoses, iv. 607.


ca:Abantiades fr:Abantides nl:Abantiades (mythologie) pl:Abantiades

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