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In Greek mythology, Menoetius referred to several different people. // Greek mythology consists of a large collection of narratives that explain the origins of the world and detail the lives and adventures of a wide variety of gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines. ...

  1. A son of Iapetus and Clymene. A glorious warrior who was insolent to Zeus. By some accounts he was smitten by Zeus with a lightning bolt on Mt. Triphyle, and in others he was merely crippled and banished to Tartarus. This Titan's name means "ruined strength".
  2. One of Hades' shepherds on Erythea. He told Geryon when Heracles stole Geryon's herd.
  3. Father of Patroclus and son of Actor. (Iliad, XI, 765)

In astronomy, (617) Patroclus I Menoetius is a moon of the asteroid 617 Patroclus. In Greek mythology Iapetus, or Iapetos, was a Titan, the son of Uranus and Gaia, and father (by an Oceanid named Clymene or Asia) of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius and through Prometheus and Epimetheus and Atlas an ancestor of the human race. ... In Greek mythology, Clymene or Klymenê (famous might) is the name of at least six possibly distinct females. ... Statue of Zeus Phidias created the 12-m (40-ft) tall statue of Zeus at Olympia about 435 BC. The statue was perhaps the most famous sculpture in ancient Greece, imagined here in a 16th-century engraving. ... In Greek mythology, Tartarus, or Tartaros, is both a deity and a place in the underworld — even lower than Hades. ... Hades, Greek god of the underworld, enthroned, with his bird-headed staff, on a red-figure vase made in the 4th century BC. Hades (From , Hadēs, or , Háidēs, Greek for unseen) refers to both the ancient Greek abode of the dead and the god of that underworld. ... For the ancient Greek city Hesperides see Benghazi. ... In Greek mythology, Geryon (Geryones,Geyron), son of Chrysaor and Callirhoe, was a winged titan and the king of Erytheia island, now Spain province of Cadiz, in the far west of the Mediterranean. ... Hercules, a Roman bronze (Louvre Museum) In Greek mythology, Heracles, or Herakles (glory of Hera, Ἥρα + κλέος, ) was a divine hero, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, stepson of Amphitryon and great-grandson of Perseus. ... A cup depicting Achilles bandaging Patroklos arm, by Sosias. ... In Greek mythology, Actor was a son of King Deion, of Phocis and Diomede, the daughter of Xuthus. ... The Iliad (Ancient Greek Ιλιάς, Ilias) tells part of the story of the siege of the city of Ilium, i. ... Radio telescopes are among many different tools used by astronomers Astronomy (Greek: αστρονομία = άστρον + νόμος, astronomia = astron + nomos, literally, law of the stars) is the science of celestial objects and phenomena that originate outside the Earths atmosphere, such as stars, planets, comets, auroras, galaxies, and the cosmic background radiation. ... 617 Patroclus is a binary minor planet made up of two similarly-sized objects orbiting their common centre of gravity. ... 617 Patroclus is the second Jovian Trojan asteroid to be discovered. ...

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Menoetius was a son of Actor, King of Opus in Locris by Aegina.
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