Mermeros and Pheres  

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In Greek mythology, Mermeros and Pheres were the sons of Jason and Medea. They were killed either by the Corinthians or by Medea, for reasons that vary depending on the rendition (see Medea). In one account, Mermerus was killed by a lioness while hunting.

Namesakes

There were other characters in Greek mythology that bore the names Mermerus and Pheres:

  • Pheres, also knowh as Phereus or Thyreus, one of the children of Oeneus and Althaea




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