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(Ἁρκείσιος), in mythology, father of Laertes and grandfather of Odysseus; his own parentage is variously given. In one story, his mother was a she-bear (Ἀρκείσιος—ἅρκτος, ‘bear’), Aristotle in Etymologicum Magnum 144. 25.


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